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Confession of a child of the century by Samuel Heather : a novel

Author: Thomas Rogers
Publisher: New York, NY : Open Road Integrated Media, 2013. ©1972
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Finalist for the National Book Award: A witty novel of coming of age during wartime in AmericaIn the words of its "author," Samuel Heather, the Confession is a "comical historical pastoral" that chronicles the struggles of growing up the son of a Midwestern bishop. ("My father's daily work was to be a father. It was excruciating.") Samuel escapes Missouri to attend Harvard, where he gets himself expelled for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rogers, Thomas.
Confession of a Child of the Century by Samuel Heather : A Novel.
Newburyport : Open Road Media, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Rogers
ISBN: 9781480449817 1480449814
OCLC Number: 872612127
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed March 10, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Thomas Rogers.

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Finalist for the National Book Award: A witty novel of coming of age during wartime in AmericaIn the words of its "author," Samuel Heather, the Confession is a "comical historical pastoral" that chronicles the struggles of growing up the son of a Midwestern bishop. ("My father's daily work was to be a father. It was excruciating.") Samuel escapes Missouri to attend Harvard, where he gets himself expelled for exploding a footbridge over the Charles River. He is soon sent to fight in Korea and lands in a prison camp. Samuel's picaresque coming of age-by turns both funny and poignant-is truly the.

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