The Washington Story: A Novel in Five Spheres

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Penguin Group USA, 2006 - Fiction - 491 pages
15 Reviews
Chicago high-school sweethearts Jill and Muley, their families, and their friends share triumphs and despair over the course of five years that are marked by such events as the rise of Mikhail Gorbachev, the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, and the return of Halley's comet. By the author of Crossing California. Reprint.

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User Review  - Deb Oestreicher - Goodreads

Engaging, compulsively readable sequel to Crossing California. Full of nostalgia for those of us who started college in the early 80s. Langer beautifully manages a very large cast of characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Natasha Witte - Goodreads

I liked the characters less in the sequel, but I still find the Muley storyline compelling and I love the descriptions of both NYC and Chicago, during the 80's. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Adam Langer has worked as a print journalist, film producer, and playwright. A former senior editor of Book Magazine, Langer was born and grew up in Chicago.

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