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Long time passing : a novel

Adrienne Jones

Long time passing : a novel

by Adrienne Jones

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Fiction.

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    In the turbulence of the late 1960s, while his father is serving as a Marine officer in Vietnam, seventeen-year-old Jonas falls in love with a free-spirited flower child active in the peace movement and begins to question his own attitude toward the Vietnamese War.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Adrienne Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.J677 Lo 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1852423M
    ISBN 10006023055X
    LC Control Number90004046
    OCLC/WorldCa21036222

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