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Author: William McPherson
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2013.
Series: New York review books Classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Growing up in a small upper Midwestern town in the late 1930s, young Tommy MacAllister is scarcely aware of the Depression, much less the rumblings of war in Europe. For his parents and their set, life seems to revolve around dinners and dancing at the country club, tennis dates and rounds of golf, holiday parties, summers on The Island, and the many sparkling occasions full of people and drinks and food and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William McPherson
ISBN: 9781590176023 1590176022
OCLC Number: 778424637
Description: 345 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New York review books Classics
Responsibility: by William McPherson ; afterword by D.T. Max.

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Growing up in a small upper Midwestern town in the late 1930s, young Tommy MacAllister is scarcely aware of the Depression, much less the rumblings of war in Europe. For his parents and their set, life seems to revolve around dinners and dancing at the country club, tennis dates and rounds of golf, holiday parties, summers on The Island, and the many sparkling occasions full of people and drinks and food and laughter. With his curiosity and impatience to grow up, however, Tommy will soon come to glimpse something darker beneath the genteel complacency.

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