The Resource Birds of America: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)

Birds of America: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)

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Birds of America: : a novel
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Birds of America:
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a novel
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Mary McCarthy
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eng
Summary
A poignant and evocative novel of self-discovery that follows a young man in America and abroad, on a journey into adulthood during the turbulent 1960s It is 1964, and Peter Levi, a young student and bird watcher, has come to Paris to study at the Sorbonne. Shy and innocent at nineteen years old, he arrives fresh from an extended Maine holiday with his vivacious mother, and is determined to live a life free of unwanted complications and unnecessary stress. But this is an era of great change in the world, a time when war is looming in Southeast Asia and social unrest is simmering. There is much to trouble and confuse the young American as he journeys through foreign countries-and feelings-into adulthood. For Peter, the simplicity of childhood is over-and his new life is becoming increasingly complex in a world growing more unrecognizable by the day. Mary McCarthy's splendid Birds of America is a moving and surprising coming-of-age tale: the unforgettable story of a young man's awakening, and a stunning evocation of the disorienting change of the 1960s. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary McCarthy including rare images from the author's estate
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Midwest
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1912-1989
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McCarthy, Mary
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813.52
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Young men
  • Social history
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adult
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Birds of America: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781480438262
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11553934
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remote
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11553934
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MWT11553934
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Birds of America: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480438262
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553934
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11553934
System control number
MWT11553934
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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