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Farragan's retreat

Author: Tom McHale
Publisher: New York, Viking Press [©1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Farragan's Retreat follows a wealthy Irish-Catholic clan in Philadelphia in the context of the Vietnam War. Older siblings Jim and Anna are virulently patriotic and virulently racist, and their children have, respectively, lost an arm and a life fighting overseas. When Arthur Farragan's son Simon dodges the draft, escapes to Canada, and writes an apology note to Ho Chi Min, Anna and Jim decide that the only course  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McHale, Tom.
Farragan's retreat.
New York, Viking Press [©1971]
(OCoLC)562843824
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McHale
ISBN: 0670308463 9780670308460
OCLC Number: 117017
Description: 311 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: Tom McHale.

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"Farragan's Retreat follows a wealthy Irish-Catholic clan in Philadelphia in the context of the Vietnam War. Older siblings Jim and Anna are virulently patriotic and virulently racist, and their children have, respectively, lost an arm and a life fighting overseas. When Arthur Farragan's son Simon dodges the draft, escapes to Canada, and writes an apology note to Ho Chi Min, Anna and Jim decide that the only course of action is to send Arthur up to Montreal to murder his only son."--Goodreads

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