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The Golden Spur

Author: Dawn Powell
Publisher: South Royalton, Vt. : Steerforth Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"If a young man finds his own father inconveniently ordinary, can he choose another? Jonathan Jaimison, the engagingly amoral hero of The Golden Spur, comes to New York from Silver City, Ohio for exactly such a purpose. Combing through his mother's diaries and the bars and cafes of Greenwich Village, Jonathan seeks out the writer or painter whose youthful indiscretion he believes he might have been, all the while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn Powell
ISBN: 1883642272 9781883642273
OCLC Number: 43759850
Notes: Originally published: Viking Press, 1962.
Description: 264 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Dawn Powell.

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"If a young man finds his own father inconveniently ordinary, can he choose another? Jonathan Jaimison, the engagingly amoral hero of The Golden Spur, comes to New York from Silver City, Ohio for exactly such a purpose. Combing through his mother's diaries and the bars and cafes of Greenwich Village, Jonathan seeks out the writer or painter whose youthful indiscretion he believes he might have been, all the while committing numerous indiscretions of his own. By the end of the novel, Jonathan has figured out not only his paternity, but his maternity, and best of all, himself."--Jacket.

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