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By Jim McDermott

ISBN-10: 1945572140

ISBN-13: 9781945572142

ISBN-10: 1945572159

ISBN-13: 9781945572159

Do americans reside in a land of freedom and equality the place individuals with imaginative and prescient, brains, and a powerful paintings ethic may have worthwhile lives? Or is ours a society the place health, dignity, and independence are reserved for a slim elite?

Bitter Is The Wind is a coming-of-age novel that lines the lives of George Johnson Jr. and his father from the agricultural blue-collar panorama of upstate big apple within the Nineteen Seventies to the halls of Wharton enterprise university and the heights of Wall road. After a kinfolk tragedy strengthens their familial bond, the Johnsons cope with meeting line monotony, unfulfilled desires of baseball stardom, and so they research what it capacity to be tempted, trapped, jailed, and neglected by means of a doubtless uncaring God.

First time novelist Jim McDermott opens a window at the American operating classification and its aching wish for monetary safeguard, reputation, and appreciate. His characters confront a latest international with constrained chances, ambiguous mores, and professionals who look dedicated to retaining the brightest and such a lot proficient individuals of the underclass at the different facet of city. Bitter Is The Wind deconstructs the yankee dream.

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