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The Resource The Eastern Shore, Ward Just

The Eastern Shore, Ward Just

Label
The Eastern Shore
Title
The Eastern Shore
Statement of responsibility
Ward Just
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From an American master comes another "beautifully languid, emotionally intense tale" (Entertainment Weekly), this time of a newspaper editor's fateful decision to expose a small-town fugitive. Ned Ayres, the son of a judge in an Indiana town in midcentury America, has never wanted anything but a newspaper career--in his father's appalled view, a "junk business," a way of avoiding responsibility. The defining moment comes early, when Ned is city editor of his hometown paper. One of his beat reporters fields a tip: William Grant, the town haberdasher, married to the bank president's daughter and father of two children, once served six years in Joliet. The story runs--Ned offers no resistance to his publisher's argument that the public has a right to know. The consequences, swift and shocking, haunt him throughout a long career, as he moves first to Chicago, where he engages in a spirited love affair that cannot, in the end, compete with the pull of the newsroom--"never lonely, especially when it was empty"--and the "subtle beauty" of the front page. Finally, as the editor of a major newspaper in post-Kennedy-era Washington, DC, Ned has reason to return to the question of privacy and its many violations--the gorgeously limned themes running through Ward Just's elegiac and masterly new novel"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Just, Ward S.,
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.U75
LC item number
E23 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newspaper editors
  • Life change events
Label
The Eastern Shore, Ward Just
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780544836587
Lccn
2016002947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn959963857
  • 1853757
  • (OCoLC)959963857
Label
The Eastern Shore, Ward Just
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780544836587
Lccn
2016002947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn959963857
  • 1853757
  • (OCoLC)959963857

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