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A Search for America: The Odyssey of an Immigrant (New Canadian Library)
A Search for America: The Odyssey of an Immigrant (New Canadian Library) Frederick Philip Grove 0771099576 9780771099571 Frederick Philip Groves semi-autobiographicalA Search for Americafollows young Phil Branden as he wanders fro
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A Search for America: The Odyssey of an Immigrant (New Canadian Library) by Frederick Philip Grove

Frederick Philip Groves semi-autobiographicalA Search for Americafollows young Phil Branden as he wanders from Montreal to the American Midwest in his quest for the real America. Born into a privileged European family whose fortunes have collapsed, Branden must remake himself in North America, shedding his Old World attitudes as he is absorbed into the immigrant underclass. In each of his new occupations waiter, salesman, hobo, labourer Branden encounters greed, cruelty, and deceit, yet he also glimpses the promise of a new social order struggling to be born. First published in 1927,A Search for Americais a novel of wonderful range and vision, a fascinating portrait of North American society in the early years of the twentieth century.

Author: Frederick Philip Grove

Language: English

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Pages: 468

Publisher: New Canadian Library

Publication Date: 1991-04-01

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ISBN: 0771099576


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