The Adventures of Augie March

The Adventures of Augie March

Paperback - 2006
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Augie March is a Jewish-American boy growing up fatherless and poor in Depression-era Chicago. He seeks a "special destiny, " although his circumstances seem to position him for a uniquely disappointing life: his family consists of a simple-minded mother, a brother and "grandmother" who prove to be Machiavellian in their intentions, and an "idiot" youngest brother, Georgie.
Published: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.
ISBN: 9780143039570
0143039571
Branch Call Number: F BEL
Characteristics: 586 p. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hitchens, Christopher

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geezr_rdr Jun 12, 2014

The story of Augie March is compelling, and ultimately justifies the effort, but the writing style requires a commitment to lasting through the monologues and sidebars that I found somewhat excessive. There is some really good stuff buried in these pages.

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