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Quartet for the end of time : a novel

Author: Johanna Skibsrud
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A false conspiracy charge against a World War I veteran prompts the man's disappearance and haunts his son throughout the 1930s, intertwining his life with those of a powerful congressman's children.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Spy stories
Fiction
Spy fiction
War fiction
Named Person: A Andrae
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johanna Skibsrud
ISBN: 9780393073737 0393073734 1446494233 9781446494233 0434021717 9780434021710 0670065994 9780670065998 0393245977 9780393245974
OCLC Number: 884440210
Notes: "A novel"--Cover.
Description: 470 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Johanna Skibsrud.

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The year is 1932, and America is roiling with unrest. Angry World War One veterans, embittered by the ruinous poverty inflicted by the Great Depression, join forces and, calling themselves the Bonus  Read more...

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