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Hard times

Studs Terkel

Hard times

an oral history of the great depression

by Studs Terkel

  • 359 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Avon in [New York] .
Written in English

  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Studs Terkel
    The Physical Object
    Pagination533 p.
    Number of Pages533
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14622621M

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For instance, in the opening section of the book, a simple contrast emerges between Mr. Gradgrind’s philosophy of fact and Sissy Jupe’s frequent indulgence in. Hard Times, novel by Charles Dickens, published in serial form (as Hard Times: For These Times) in the periodical Household Words from April to August and in book form later the same year.

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Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root. Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens's full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Charles Dickens. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Thomas Gradgrind, Mr. M'Choakumchild.

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