The Resource The group: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)

The group: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)

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The group: : a novel
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a novel
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Mary McCarthy
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eng
Summary
Mary McCarthy's bold and brilliant bestselling novel about the lives of eight upper-middle-class friends-an unabashed look at marriage, motherhood, career, and sexuality for women in interwar America At Vassar, they were known as "the group"-eight young women of privilege, the closest of friends, an eclectic mix of vibrant personalities. A week after graduation in 1933, they all gather for the wedding of Kay Strong, one of their own, before going their separate ways in the world. In the years that follow, they will each know accomplishment and loss in equal measure, pursuing careers and marriage, experiencing the joys and traumas of sexual awakening and motherhood, all while suffering through betrayals, infidelities, and sometimes madness. Some of them will drift apart. Some will play important roles in the personal dramas of others. But it is tragedy that will ultimately unite the group once again. A novel that stunned the world when it was first published in 1963, Mary McCarthy's The Group found acclaim, controversy, and a place atop the New York Times bestseller list for nearly two years for its frank and controversial exploration of women's issues, social concerns, and sexuality. A blistering satire of the mores of an emergent generation of women, The Group is McCarthy's enduring masterpiece, still as relevant, powerful, and wonderfully entertaining fifty years on. 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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  • Women college graduates
  • Female friendship
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
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adult
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The group: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781480438231
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11561220
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remote
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11561220
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MWT11561220
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The group: : a novel, Mary McCarthy, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480438231
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11561220
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11561220
System control number
MWT11561220
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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