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3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Début des années 1970.
Corey Sifter, issu d'une famille ouvrière de l'État de New York, devient assistant dans le somptueux domaine d'une puissante famille, les Metarey. Grâce à leur générosité, il poursuit ses études dans une école privée et, loin de ses modestes origines, participe à la campagne présidentielle du sénateur de New York, Henry Bonwiller. Mais Corey se retrou
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Paperback, 600 pages
Published 2011
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Melissa
Aug 22, 2009 Melissa rated it really liked it
This is a three and 1/2 star winner in my book. My mom lent it to me this summer in Wisconsin--written by a faculty member at University of Iowa writers' workshop. It was slow at first and I found myself irritated by the seemingly masculinity of the characters, writing style, plot, emotions, etc. That said, once I let myself get into the book I really enjoyed it. It was well-developed, well-written, and filled with just enough political intrigue.
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Apr 05, 2013 Martin rated it really liked it
I agree it's a good three and a half star book. Well worth reading with some rich passages, particularly with the main character and his father. I liked it that a lot was made out of so little, which is a nice contrast to books where it's all action and changes of plot.
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Ethan Canin was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received early encouragement for his writing from a teacher at his prep school, the bestselling author Danielle Steel. A graduate of Stanford University, he received a master's in fine arts from the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop before shifting gears to enroll in Harvard Medical School. Canin continued to work as a physician as he wrote and ...more
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