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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC VIDAL GOL (Text) 34207000626946 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F VID (Text) 34044000451664 Adult Fiction Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston FIC VID (Text) 38209000013378 Fiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton VID (NARRATIVES #7) (Text) 36806002019675 FICTION Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F VIDAL (Text) 78321000005108 Adult Fiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Veedersburg FIC VID (Text) 32808000057297 CVBPLV Adult Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Willennar Genealogy Center F VIDAL gore Golden (Text) 840191000976350 Genealogy - Temp Adult Fiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL FIC VID (Text) 38217000085635 Fiction Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown AF VIDAL (Text) 75342000048564 Adult Fiction Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City Fiction Vidal (Text) 76051000079292 Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0385500750
  • ISBN: 9780385500753
  • Physical Description: 467 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2000.

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"The Golden Age is the concluding volume in Gore Vidal's American empire novels - a unique pageant of the national experience from the United States' entry into World War Two to the end of the Korean War." "The Golden Age is a vibrant tapestry of American political and cultural life from 1939 to 1954, when the epochal events of World War Two and the Cold War transformed America, once and for all, for good or ill, from a republic into an empire. The sharp-eyed and sympathetic witnesses to these events are Caroline Sanford, Washington, D.C., newspaper publisher turned Hollywood pioneer producer-star, and Peter Sanford, her nephew and publisher of the independent intellectual journal The American Idea. They experience at first hand the masterful maneuvers of Franklin Roosevelt to bring a reluctant nation into World War Two, and later, the actions of Harry Truman that commit the nation to a decades-long twilight struggle against Communism - developments they regard with a marked skepticism, even though they end in an American global empire. The locus of these events is Washington, D.C., yet the Hollywood film industry and the cultural centers of New York also play significant parts. In addition to presidents, the actual characters who appear so vividly in the pages of The Golden Age include Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry Hopkins, Wendell Wilkie, William Randolph Hearst, Dean Acheson, Tennessee Williams, Joseph Alsop, Dawn Powell - and Gore Vidal himself."--Jacket.
Subject: United States > History > 1933-1945 > Fiction.
United States > History > 1945-1953 > Fiction.
Newspaper publishing > Fiction.
Washington (D.C.) > Fiction.
Women publishers > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Genre: Political fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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