The adventures of Augie March

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Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1999,c1953.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.8 - AR Pts: 42
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This grand-scale heroic comedy tells the story of the exuberant young Augie, a poor Chicago boy growing up during the Depression. While his neighborhood friends all settle down into their various chosen professions, Augie, as particular as an aristocrat, demands a special destiny. He latches on to a wild succession of occupations, proudly rejecting each one as too limiting. It is not until he tangles with a glamorous perfectionist named Thea, a huntress with a trained eagle, that his independence is seriously threatened. Luckily, his nature, like the eagle's, breaks down under the strain. He goes on to recruit himself to even more outlandish projects but always ducks out in time to continue improvising his unconventional career.

With a jaunty sense of humor embedded in a serious moral view, Bellow's story both celebrates and satirizes the irrepressible American spirit.

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ISBN:
9780140281606
9781483073811
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.8, 42 Points
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Failure (Psychology) -- Fiction
Mexico -- Fiction
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