Ironweed

Ironweed

Unknown - 1984
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Winner of The Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the third in Kennedy's Albany cycle, Francis Phelan, ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger, and full-time bum with the gift of gab, has hit bottom. Years earlier he'd left Albany after he dropped his infant son accidentally, and the boy died. Now, in 1938, Francis is back in town, roaming the old familiar streets with his hobo pal, Helen, trying to make peace with the ghosts of the past and present.
Publisher: Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1984, c1983.
ISBN: 9780140070200
0140070206
Branch Call Number: KENNEDY
Characteristics: 227 pages ; 20 cm.

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