Father and Son

Father and Son

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The third book in James T. Farrell\u2019s five-volume series to be republished by the University of Illinois Press, Father and Son follows Danny O\u2019Neill through his struggle into young adulthood among the O\u2019Flaherty and O\u2019Neill 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\u2019s constant economic and emotional demands.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 884.5g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • [Cloth & Paper.
  • 0252032640
  • 9780252032646

About James T. Farrell

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.show more

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