Home fires: an intimate portrait of one middle-class family in postwar America
Home Fires is a brilliant chronicle of the cultural transformations of postwar America as reflected in the experiences of Sam and Eve Gordon, and of their four children, who grow up to shatter their parents' American Dream. Katz deftly juxtaposes day-to-day family life with landmark public events to create a rich and revealing portrait of America from FDR to Bush. Photographs.
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Review: Home FiresUser Review - Goodreads
I loved this book, the story of one family from the 1940's through the 1970's. Even if the characters were trying and the fads unending, the nostalgia and sense of 'been there, done that' was ever ...
Review: Home Fires: An Intimate Portrait of One Middle-Class Family in Postwar AmericaUser Review - Marisa - Goodreads
This was a great read. Donald Katz traces the course of a family over 50 years and weaves it in with the cultural and historical events of the time. The family is incredible - individual members ... Read full review