The Resource The Sunlight Dialogues, Gardner, John, (ebook)

The Sunlight Dialogues, Gardner, John, (ebook)

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The Sunlight Dialogues
Title
The Sunlight Dialogues
Statement of responsibility
Gardner, John
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Language
eng
Summary
John Gardner's sweeping portrait of the collision of opposing philosophical perspectives in 1960s America, centering on the appearance of a mysterious stranger in a small upstate New York town. One summer day, a countercultural drifter known only as the Sunlight Man appears in Batavia, New York. Jailed for painting the word "LOVE" across two lanes of traffic, the Sunlight Man encounters Fred Clumly, a sixty-four-year-old town sheriff. Throughout the course of this impressive narrative, the dialogue between these two men becomes a microcosm of the social unrest that epitomized America during this significant historical period - and culminates in an unforgettable ending. Beautifully expansive and imbued with exceptional social insight, The Sunlight Dialogues is John Gardner's most ambitious work and established him as one of the most important fiction writers in post-World War II America. This ebook features a new illustrated biography of John Gardner, including original letters, rare photos, and never-before-seen documents from the Gardner family and the University of Rochester Archives
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Midwest
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Gardner, John
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Police
  • Drifters
  • Sheriffs
  • Social change
  • Social classes
  • City and town life
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Batavia (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Sunlight Dialogues, Gardner, John, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781453203668
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11557361
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11557361
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MWT11557361
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Sunlight Dialogues, Gardner, John, (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
9781453203668
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11557361
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11557361
System control number
MWT11557361
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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