Father and Son

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University of Illinois Press, 2008 - Fiction - 482 pages
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The third book in James T. Farrell's five-volume series to be republished by the University of Illinois Press, Father and Son follows Danny O'Neill through his struggle into young adulthood among the O'Flaherty and O'Neill families. Full of bewilderment and anxiety, Danny experiences high school, the death of his father, and his first full-time job at the Express Company that employed his father. Fraught with failed attempts to communicate with his father and peers, Danny is burdened by his family's constant economic and emotional demands.

 

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intro
v
bibliography
liii
chapter 1
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James T. Farrell (1904-79) was a native of Chicago, famous for the range and depth of his realistic portraits of the city's various populations that he drew from his own experiences and keen powers of observation. Charles Fanning is a professor of English and history at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and the editor of Farrell's Chicago Stories.

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