The Resource Going all the way, (electronic resource)

Going all the way, (electronic resource)

Label
Going all the way
Title
Going all the way
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Language
eng
Summary
Two friends return home from the Korean War to find their world-and themselves-irrevocably altered in this novel hailed by Kurt Vonnegut as "gruesomely accurate and enchanting" and "wildly sexy" Willard "Sonny" Burns and Tom "Gunner" Casselman, Korean War vets and former classmates, reunite on the train ride home to Indianapolis. Despite their shared history, the two young men could not be more different: Sonny had been an introverted, bookish student, whereas Gunner had been the consummate Casanova and athlete-and a popular source of macho pride throughout the high school. Reunited by the pains of war, they go in search of finding love, rebuilding their lives, and shedding the repressive expectations of their families. As Sonny and Gunner seek their true passions, the stage is set for a wounded, gripping account of disillusionment and self-discovery as seen through the lens of the conservative Midwest in the summer of 1954. Rendered in honest prose, national bestseller Going All the Way expertly and astutely captures the joys and struggles of working-class Middle America, and the risks of challenging the status quo. Author Dan Wakefield crafts this enduring coming-of-age tale with fluidity, grace, and deep humanity
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Wakefield, Dan
Dewey number
813/.5/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Male friendship
  • Athletes
  • Electronic books
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Going all the way, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11529204
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11529204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11529204
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Going all the way, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11529204
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11529204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11529204
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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