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A son of war

Author: Melvyn Bragg
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. : Distributed by AOL Time Warner Book Group, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"After returning from the campaign in Burma, Sam Richardson was determined to leave his small hometown of Wigton for the promised land of Australia. Yet now, a few months later, he has settled for a job in Wigton's paper factory, and believes he has put both his aspirations and his memories of the war behind him. His wife, Ellen, knows better, realizing how close their marriage has come to disaster. Caught between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvyn Bragg
ISBN: 1559706864 9781559706865
OCLC Number: 51336341
Description: 426 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Melvyn Bragg.

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"After returning from the campaign in Burma, Sam Richardson was determined to leave his small hometown of Wigton for the promised land of Australia. Yet now, a few months later, he has settled for a job in Wigton's paper factory, and believes he has put both his aspirations and his memories of the war behind him. His wife, Ellen, knows better, realizing how close their marriage has come to disaster. Caught between them, their young son Joe strives to fulfill their conflicting expectations for him, as he faces the challenges of childhood and adolescence and confronts his own demons."--Jacket.

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