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Ironweed : a novel / by William Kennedy.

New York : Viking Press, 1983.
ISBN 9780670401765, 0670401765

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
PS3561.E428 I7 1983 Available Request
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PS3561.E428 I7 Available Request
Mullen Library stacks
PS3561.E428 I7 1983 DUE 04-19-2018
Lauinger stacks
PS3561.E428 I7 1983 Available Request
Marymount Main stacks
PS3561.E428 I71 1983 DUE 03-30-2018
Subjects Albany (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Families -- New York (State) -- Albany -- Fiction.
Description 227 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1983.
Notes Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1984.
Summary This tale, set during the Depression, tells about Francis Phelan and other inhabitants of skid row in Albany, New York. Ironweed, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is the best-known of William Kennedy's three Albany-based novels. Francis Phelan, ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger, full-time drunk, has hit bottom. Years ago he left Albany in a hurry after killing a scab during a trolley workers' strike; he ran away again after accidentally - and fatally - dropping his infant son. Now, in 1938, Francis is back in town, roaming the old familiar streets with his hobo pal, Helen, trying to make peace with the ghosts of the past and the present. Chronicles the final wanderings of a one-time ballplayer turned down-and-out murderer.
Genre Domestic fiction.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8709244
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kennedy, William, 1928-
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