Download e-book for kindle: Standing Fast: A Novel by Harvey Swados

By Harvey Swados

A masterful novel of political progressives making their way—and not—in an ever-changing postwar America


For Marty Dworkin and his band of younger Trotskyist dreamers in Buffalo, manhattan, the imaginative and prescient of a simply, socialist international crumbles with the increase of Stalin and the chaos of worldwide struggle II. within the twenty years that keep on with, Dworkin and his idealistic colleagues attempt to set up a brand new political social gathering and go through unforeseen trials with relations, paintings, getting older, and the altering world.

 

They run up opposed to an more and more conservative the USA and a thriving materialism at once against their very own fervent ideals. They emerge humbled, yet nonetheless hopeful, into the Sixties, while civil rights struggles and anti-war radicalism circulate to heart stage.

 

Standing Fast is a vintage, panoramic portrait of lifestyles amid the shattered desires and visionary goals of the yankee left.  

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By Harvey Swados

A masterful novel of political progressives making their way—and not—in an ever-changing postwar America


For Marty Dworkin and his band of younger Trotskyist dreamers in Buffalo, manhattan, the imaginative and prescient of a simply, socialist international crumbles with the increase of Stalin and the chaos of worldwide struggle II. within the twenty years that keep on with, Dworkin and his idealistic colleagues attempt to set up a brand new political social gathering and go through unforeseen trials with relations, paintings, getting older, and the altering world.

 

They run up opposed to an more and more conservative the USA and a thriving materialism at once against their very own fervent ideals. They emerge humbled, yet nonetheless hopeful, into the Sixties, while civil rights struggles and anti-war radicalism circulate to heart stage.

 

Standing Fast is a vintage, panoramic portrait of lifestyles amid the shattered desires and visionary goals of the yankee left.  

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