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Author Gekoski, R. A., author.

Title A Long Island story / Rick Gekoski.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Canongate Books, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Seneca PL Adult Fiction - SEBB-3  FIC GEKOSKI    AVAILABLE
Description 311 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West and in Canada by Publishers Group Canada"--Title page verso.
Summary It is 1953, a heat wave is sweeping across America and the Grossmans--Ben, Addie and their two children--are moving their lives from the political heart of Washington DC to suburban Long Island. Benny was a successful lawyer in the Department of Justice, but all that has come tumbling down. With the McCarthy era of paranoia, persecution and propaganda at its height, his past has come back to haunt him, forcing him to pack up his family and leave the capital behind. With their future uncertain, life in Long Island starts to open old wounds for Ben and Addie, both start to wonder if they were meant for more, whether their future might look different than they planned, and whether their marriage-- their family-- is worth fighting for ...
Chronological Term 1953-1961
Subject Families -- Fiction.
Married people -- Fiction.
Families -- Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Married people -- Fiction.
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Married people. (OCoLC)fst01010656
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961 -- Fiction.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
New York (State) -- Long Island. (OCoLC)fst01241714
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726589
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Historical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726640
ISBN 1786893428 (hardcover)
9781786893420 (hardcover)

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