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Bitter is the wind, a novel by Jim McDermott

Label
Bitter is the wind
Title
Bitter is the wind
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Jim McDermott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Do Americans live in a land of freedom and equality where those with big ideas, intelligence, and plenty of heart can make a life for themselves? Or is ours a society where well-being, dignity, and independence are reserved for the elite? Bitter Is The Wind is a coming of age novel that traces the lives of George Johnson, Jr. and his father from the rural blue collar landscape of upstate New York in the 1970s to the halls of Wharton Business School and the heights of Wall Street. As the story unfolds and the bond between a son and his father is tested, George puts in time as an assembly line worker, entertains dreams of glory as a baseball star, and learns what it means to be tempted, trapped, jailed, and kicked around by what seems like an uncaring God. First time novelist Jim McDermott gives body to the American working class and its aching desire for financial security, recognition, and respect. His characters confront a modern world with limited possibilities, ambiguous mores, and authorities who seem devoted to keeping the brightest and most talented members of the underclass on the other side of town, where they came from. Bitter Is The Wind is a take-down of the American dream" --
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDermott, Jim
Dewey number
813/.6223
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C386886
LC item number
B58 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blue collar workers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Social mobility
  • Working class
  • American Dream
  • New York (State)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Bitter is the wind, a novel by Jim McDermott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781614571391
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015022907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn911240031
  • (Sirsi) o911240031
  • (OCoLC)911240031
Label
Bitter is the wind, a novel by Jim McDermott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781614571391
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015022907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn911240031
  • (Sirsi) o911240031
  • (OCoLC)911240031

Library Locations

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