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Palisades Park

Author: Alan Brennert
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Sharing a family life in the 1930s near the legendary Palisades Amusement Park, a family of dreamers explores ambitions and cultural boundaries that are challenged by the realities of the Great Depression, multiple wars, and the park's eventual closing in 1971.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Brennert
ISBN: 9780312643720 0312643721 1250024331 9781250024336
OCLC Number: 828682441
Description: 421 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Alan Brennert.

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A seven-year-old Antoinette, who horrifies her mother by insisting on the unladylike nickname Toni, and her brother, Jack. Toni helps her parents, Eddie and Adele Stopka, at the stand where they sell  Read more...

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"Brennert writes his valentine to the New Jersey playground of his youth in Ragtime style, mixing fact and fiction. It's a memorable trip." --People Magazine "Palisades Park is a perfect novel. Alan Read more...

 
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