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Ironweed: a novel

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Series:
Albany cycle volume 3.
Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1984.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 10
Description
The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is now a movie directed by Hector Babenco ( Kiss of the Spider Woman) starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. Nicholson plays Francis Phelan, ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger, full-time drunk, a man trying to make peace with the ghosts of his past and present. 8 pages of photos. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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ISBN:
9780613052412
9780140070200
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.4, 10 Points
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Grouped Work ID 465cb1ff-6824-f5ee-b7d8-cc54b5280d1f
Grouping Title ironweed
Grouping Author kennedy william
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-15 04:35:59AM

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display_description This tale, set during the Depression, tells about Francis Phelan and other inhabitants of skid row in Albany, New York. Ironweed, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is the best-known of William Kennedy's three Albany-based novels. Francis Phelan, ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger, full-time drunk, has hit bottom. Years ago he left Albany in a hurry after killing a scab during a trolley workers' strike; he ran away again after accidentally - and fatally - dropping his infant son. 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 the present. Chronicles the final wanderings of a one-time ballplayer turned down-and-out murderer.
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subject_facet Albany (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Families -- New York (State) -- Albany -- Fiction
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