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America America

Author: Ethan Canin
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Wheeler Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America America is set in a small town during the Nixon era and today, about America and family, politics and tragedy, and the impact of fate on a young man's life. In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through their generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to New York senator Henry  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Political fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ethan Canin
ISBN: 9781597228640 1597228648
OCLC Number: 244695381
Description: 677 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Ethan Canin.

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America America is set in a small town during the Nixon era and today, about America and family, politics and tragedy, and the impact of fate on a young man's life. In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through their generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president of the United States.

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