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An Unfinished Season

A Novel

An Unfinished Season( )
Author: Just, Ward
ISBN:978-0-618-56828-4
Publication Date:May 2005
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Set in Eisenhower-era Chicago, An Unfinished Season brilliantly evokes a city, an epoch, and a shift in ideals through the closely observed story of nineteen-year-old Wilson Ravan. In his summer before college, Wils finds himself straddling three worlds: the working-class newsroom where he's landed a coveted job as a rookie reporter, the whirl of glittering North Shore debutante parties where he spends his nights, and the growing cold war between his parents at home. With...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Sagas
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.562 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 Pounds
Author Biography
Just, Ward (Author)
Ward Just (born 1935 in Waukegan, Illinois) is an American writer. He is the author of 15 novels and numerous short stories.

Ward Just briefly attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He started his career as a print journalist for the Waukegan (Illinois) News-Sun. He was also a correspondent for Newsweek and The Washington Post from 1959 to 1969, after which he left journalism to write fiction.

His novel, An Unfinished Season, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005. His novel Echo House was a finalist for the National Book Award in 1997. He has twice been a finalist for the O. Henry Award: in 1985 for his short story About Boston, and again in 1986 for his short story The Costa Brava, 1959. His most recent novel is entitled, Exiles in the Garden. 030



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