Download e-book for iPad: Bitter Is the Wind: A Novel by Jim McDermott

By Jim McDermott

Do american citizens stay in a land of freedom and equality the place individuals with imaginative and prescient, brains, and a powerful paintings ethic may have profitable lives? Or is ours a society the place health, dignity, and independence are reserved for a slender 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 manhattan within the Nineteen Seventies to the halls of Wharton enterprise tuition and the heights of Wall highway. After a family members tragedy strengthens their familial bond, the Johnsons deal with meeting line monotony, unfulfilled desires of baseball stardom, and so they examine what it capacity to be tempted, trapped, jailed, and missed by way of a probably uncaring God.

First time novelist Jim McDermott opens a window at the American operating type and its aching hope for monetary safety, popularity, and appreciate. His characters confront a contemporary global with constrained chances, ambiguous mores, and professionals who appear dedicated to preserving the brightest and so much gifted participants of the underclass at the different part of city. Bitter Is The Wind deconstructs the yankee dream.

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