15 edition of The good Americans found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||E277 .B8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 302 p.|
|Number of Pages||302|
|LC Control Number||69011500|
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His novel, A Good American, was published by Amy Einhorn Books, an imprint of Penguin/Putnam, in February It was a #1 Indie Next Pick, a Barnes and Noble Discover New Writers Pick, an Amazon Best Book of the Month, a Midwest Connections Alex George is a writer, a bookseller, a director of a literary festival, and a lawyer/5.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Good Americans (The Human Tragedy Book 1)/5(9). A worthy book but an exceedingly dry one that often reads more like a collection of anecdotes than an argument.
Ultimately the Loyalists come across as combative but foolish, so Brown varies in his pronouncements, being by turns admiring and damning, although usually he seems more amused by them as being kind of pest/5. A Good American gives us lots of humor and asks us questions about what it means to be American and part of a family.
It tells the all too familiar coming-of-age story of teenagers whose life doesn't seem to go as they want it to, but in the end goes just as it should after all/5(). Alex George's A Good American has gotten wonderful reviews from BookBrowse readers; 20 out of 23 people rate if 4 or 5 stars.
Here's what they have to say: A Good American is one of the best generational stories I have ever read. The author - Alex George - is an immigrant, and he.
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Good Americans examines the contributions of Italian and Jewish immigrants, both on the homefront and overseas, in the Great War. While residing in strong, insular communities, both groups faced a barrage of demands to participate in a conflict that had been raging in their home countries for nearly three years.
An interesting, well-documented account of the Loyalists who stood by the Crown during the War of Independence. Brown, a member of the History Department at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, maintains that the Loyalists have received short shrift from both British and American historians: the Americans, in order to foster the legend of near-unanimity among the rebels; the British.
This “found” short story collection takes an unabashed look at life in America through a variety of unfortunate eyes. Through his New Wei publishing company, Desai (The Brotherhood, ) presents this collection of six stories—one of which is a told in three-parts—as the first volume of the Human Tragedy these tales, the collection covers a wide range of voices and topics Author: Tejas Desai.
A Good American is narrated by Frederick and Jette’s grandson, James, who, in telling his ancestors’ story, comes to realize he doesn’t know his own story at all. From bare-knuckle prizefighting and Prohibition to sweet barbershop harmonies, the Kennedy assassination, and beyond, James’s family is caught up in the sweep of history/5(91).
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21 Colonies come of Age - pg. Ch 2 Revolution and Early Republic. A Good American is narrated by Frederick and Jette’s grandson, James, who, in telling his ancestors’ story, comes to realize he doesn’t know his own story at all. From bare-knuckle prizefighting and Prohibition to sweet barbershop harmonies, the Kennedy assassination, and beyond, James’s family is caught up in the sweep of history.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Melting Pot Goes to War The Heyday of the New Immigrant Enclave Country Needs You "Get in Out of the Draft": Raising Volunteers and the Italian Response in New Haven "Not as a Jew but as a Citizen": The.
Book Review of: Good Americans Good Americans by Tejas Desai offers devastatingly passionate portraits of individuals who represent today's jaded citizenry of America's society.
It's a collection of stories about the great diversity that exist in America and how it effects the very fabric of our nation. Escape Into a Good Book Things to Do at Home Next.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harrison, Burton, Mrs., Good Americans. New York, Century Co., (OCoLC) Material Type. Book Review: A Good American by Alex George.
Alex George has lived in Columbia, MO, for the past nine years. Born and raised in England, George moved to the States with his family in and worked as an attorney by day, and a writer by earlier-in-the-day.
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Beginning with an improbable love affair ignited by the power of song, the story follows an unorthodox young couple as they flee to America in search of a.
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