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Distancers

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Kurzbeschreibung

In The Distancers, seven generations worth of joy and heartache is artfully forged into a family portrait that is at once universally American yet singularly Lee Sandlin's own. From the nineteenth century German immigrants who settled on a small Midwestern farm, to the proud and upright aunts and uncles with whom Sandlin spent the summers of his youth, a whole history of quiet ambition and stoic pride--of successes, failures, and above all endurance--leaps off the page in a sweeping American family epic. Touching on The Great Depression, WWII, andthe American immigrant experience, the uses of proper manners, , The Distancers is a beautiful and stark Midwestern drama, about a time and place long since vanished, where the author learned the value of family and the art of keeping one's distance.

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Titel: Distancers
Autoren/Herausgeber: Lee Sandlin

ISBN/EAN: 9780345806772

Seitenzahl: 224
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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