The Resource An unfinished season, Ward Just, (ebook)

An unfinished season, Ward Just, (ebook)

Label
An unfinished season
Title
An unfinished season
Statement of responsibility
Ward Just
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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 parties where he spends his nights, and the growing cold war between his parents at home. These worlds collide when he falls in love with the headstrong daughter of a renowned psychiatrist with a frightful past in World War II. Tragedy strikes her family, and the revelation of secrets calls into question everything Wilson once believed.From a distinguished chronicler of American social history and the political world, An Unfinished Season is a brilliant exploration of culture, politics, and the individual conscience
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Just, Ward S
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Young men
  • Parent and child
  • Printing industry
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Electronic books
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Illinois
Target audience
adult
Label
An unfinished season, Ward Just, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547524559
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12017008
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12017008
System control number
MWT12017008
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An unfinished season, Ward Just, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547524559
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12017008
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12017008
System control number
MWT12017008
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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