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Going all the way/ Dan Wakefield.

Wakefield, Dan. (Author).

Available copies

  • 18 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F WAKEFIELD (Text) 78321000005129 Adult Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F WAK (Text) 32604000079090 DCTPLD AD Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Atlanta Branch FIC.a Wakefield (Text) 78294000102964 Adult Fiction Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 813 W147G, 1997 (Text) 00000105034615 Authors' room Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 813 W147G, 1997 (Text) 00000105731913 Authors' room Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna F WAK (Text) 35887000286970 Adult Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library INC WAK (Text) 70743000040050 Indiana Room Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell WAK (Text) 36823001651622 Fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL FIC WAK (Text) 30419100583281 Adult Fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL IC FIC WAK (Text) 30419100396023 Indiana Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0253210909
  • Physical Description: 307 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 1970.

Content descriptions

General Note: Forward by Kurt Vonnegut, Indiana author.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Indiana author.
Korean War, 1950-1953 > Veterans > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.
Athletes > Fiction.
Indianapolis (Ind.) > Fiction.

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