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American rust

Author: Philipp Meyer
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, a lush landscape as deceptively promising as the edifices of the abandoned steel mills, "American Rust" is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation that arises in its absence.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philipp Meyer
ISBN: 9780385527514 0385527519
OCLC Number: 310354904
Description: 367 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Philipp Meyer.

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Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, a lush landscape as deceptively promising as the edifices of the abandoned steel mills, "American Rust" is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation that arises in its absence.

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Tough times in land of steel, ELC review

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2014-03-25) Good Permalink

This novel chronicles a small industrial city south of Pittsburgh in the formerly steel-making corridor of the area. The plot is not bad and the writing is okay. I didn't buy into the motivation of some of the characters. Perhaps they were true to the culture of that time and place, but I didn't warm...
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