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Heaven's my destination

Author: Thornton Wilder; Edward Gorey; Henry Koerner; John Henry Raleigh
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960.
Series: Anchor Books, A205.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Heaven's My Destination tells the story of George Brush's progress through a much less than perfect world -- through smoking cars, bawdy houses, courtrooms, trialer camps, and small towns. It is funny and at the same time distrubing. It re-creates with a vivid pen the America of the Great Depression: its humorous and its noble as well as its squalid and its tragic aspects. And it raises the eternal question: What  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Humorous stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thornton Wilder; Edward Gorey; Henry Koerner; John Henry Raleigh
OCLC Number: 3196167
Notes: "Anchor A209"--Spine.
"Cover design by Henry Koerner; Typography by Edward Gorey"--Verso of title page.
Description: viii, 186 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Anchor Books, A205.
Responsibility: Thornton Wilder ; with an introduction by John Henry Raleigh.

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"Heaven's My Destination tells the story of George Brush's progress through a much less than perfect world -- through smoking cars, bawdy houses, courtrooms, trialer camps, and small towns. It is funny and at the same time distrubing. It re-creates with a vivid pen the America of the Great Depression: its humorous and its noble as well as its squalid and its tragic aspects. And it raises the eternal question: What is society to do with the truly good man whom it can neither stomach nor ignore?" -- Cover.

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