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Bitter Is the Wind : a Novel.

Author: Jim McDermott
Publisher: La Vergne : Rare Bird Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do Americans live in a land of freedom and equality where people with vision, brains, and a strong work ethic can have rewarding lives? Or is ours a society where well-being, dignity, and independence are reserved for a narrow elite? Bitter Is The Wind is a coming-of-age novel that traces the lives of George Johnson Jr. and his father from the rural blue-collar landscape of upstate New York in the 1970s to the halls  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McDermott, Jim.
Bitter Is the Wind : A Novel.
La Vergne : Rare Bird Books, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim McDermott
ISBN: 9781945572241 1945572248
OCLC Number: 959148242
Description: 1 online resource (145 pages)
Contents: A Genuine Vireo Book; Rare Bird Books; Los Angeles, Calif.; Trouble; Hope; Desire; Control; Acknowledgments.

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Do Americans live in a land of freedom and equality where people with vision, brains, and a strong work ethic can have rewarding lives? Or is ours a society where well-being, dignity, and independence are reserved for a narrow elite? Bitter Is The Wind is a coming-of-age novel that traces the lives of George Johnson Jr. and his father from the rural blue-collar landscape of upstate New York in the 1970s to the halls of Wharton Business School and the heights of Wall Street. After a family tragedy strengthens their familial bond, the Johnsons contend with assembly line monotony, unfulfilled dre.

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