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Author: William McPherson
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2013.
Series: New York review books Classics
Edition/Format:   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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In this remarkable 1984 debut novel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic William McPherson subtly leavens his wide-eyed protagonist's perspective with mature reflection and wry humor.  Read more...

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'gentle, wry story about childhood and memory before the Depression, World War II and the Civil Rights movement changed and challenged social norms.' Daily Mail 'This candid, unnerving and Read more...

 
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