Testing the Current: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, 1984 - Fiction - 348 pages
5 Reviews
A Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and columnist for the "Washington Post" presents a first novel, limning a vision of small-town America in the Midwest in the late thirties

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User Review  - Amy Koch - Goodreads

This is a wonderful novel about a young boy from a "good" family in the Midwest learning the social mores of his class in the late 1930s. The characters are sharply drawn and the writing is wonderful. Read full review

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User Review  - Charlotte - Goodreads

Should have read the afterword first. I finally got into the rhythm of the book. I don't know how the author kept the characters straight. I should have made a list Read full review

Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
29
Section 3
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