The Resource An Unfinished Season, Ward Just, (eBook)

An Unfinished Season, Ward Just, (eBook)

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An Unfinished Season
Title
An Unfinished Season
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Ward Just
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eng
Summary
"The winter of the year my father carried a gun for his own protection was the coldest on record in Chicago." So begins Ward Just's An Unfinished Season, the winter in question a postwar moment of the 1950s when the modern world lay just over the horizon, a time of rabid anticommunism, worker unrest, and government corruption. Even the small-town family could not escape the nationwide suspicion and dread of "the enemy within." In rural Quarterday, on the margins of Chicago's North Shore, nineteen-year-old Wilson Ravan watches as his father's life unravels. Teddy Ravan -- gruff, unapproachable, secure in his knowledge of the world -- is confronting a strike and even death threats from union members who work at his printing business. Wilson, in the summer before college, finds himself straddling three worlds when he takes a job at a newspaper: the newsroom where working-class reporters find class struggle at the heart of every issue, the glittering North Shore debutante..
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Just, Ward
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English
Label
An Unfinished Season, Ward Just, (eBook)
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748285078
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Label
An Unfinished Season, Ward Just, (eBook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
748285078
Dimensions
unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
D87C56F3-4BAD-43E4-B453-D4C3CF83372C

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