Book: John Steinbeck «The Winter of Our Discontent»

The Winter of Our Discontent

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Ethan Allen Hawley has lost the acquisitive spirit of his wealthy forebears. Scarred by failure, Ethan works as a grocery store clerk. But his wife is restless, his teenage children troubled and hungry for material comforts. Then a series of unusual events reignites Ethan's ambition.

Издательство: "Penguin Group" (2001)

ISBN: 978-0-14-118631-3

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John Steinbeck

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Источник: John Steinbeck

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