The Resource Silas Timberman, Howard Fast, (ebook)

Silas Timberman, Howard Fast, (ebook)

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Silas Timberman
Title
Silas Timberman
Statement of responsibility
Howard Fast
Creator
Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the Red Scare grips America, a midwestern literature professor becomes an unlikely hero in the struggle for freedom Professor Silas Timberman has never been one for theatrics. A quiet American literature professor at a mid-sized college, Timberman decides to build a semester's course around the democratic ideals of Mark Twain-a subject that under normal circumstances would not arouse the suspicions of the university administration. But as the Korean War rages on and congressional investigations of potential Communists gain traction, no amount of ideological nuance is safe. When Timberman is asked to renounce his work or face the repercussions, he finds that not only his tenure but also his very freedom is at stake. Inspired by Fast's own persecution at the hands of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Silas Timberman is a gripping record of the injustices of McCarthyism and a rousing ode to those who fought against it. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author's estate
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1914-2003
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Fast, Howard
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Legislative hearings
  • Political persecution
  • Anti-communist movements in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Silas Timberman, Howard Fast, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781453234945
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552222
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11552222
System control number
MWT11552222
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Silas Timberman, Howard Fast, (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
9781453234945
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552222
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11552222
System control number
MWT11552222
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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