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An unfinished season [electronic resource]. Ward Just.

Just, Ward. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780547524559 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: "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...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 880 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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