America America

America America

A Novel

Book - 2008
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In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family. Soon, through the family's generosity, he is a student at a private boarding school and an aide to the great New York senator Henry Bonwiller, who is running for president of the United States. Before long, Corey finds himself involved with one of the Metarey daughters as well, and he begins to leave behind the world of his upbringing. As the Bonwiller campaign gains momentum, Corey finds himself caught up in a complex web of events in which loyalty, politics, sex, and gratitude conflict with morality, love, and the truth.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008
Description: 458 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780679456803
Branch Call Number: Cani


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Jun 19, 2014

Canin gets awfully wordy in this one, but he is still one of our greatest writers

Oct 05, 2008

Recommended by People magazine.

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