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My Father"s Bonus March

by Adam Langer

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24251720M
ISBN 109780385530286
OCLC/WorldCa518138904

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Author: Adam Langer. “My Father’s Bonus March is a fascinating and touching book, part personal memoir, part history.

Its examination of the Bonus March of through the eyes of father and son is an extraordinary exhibition of the personal meanings of history.”—Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent “A wonderful, heartfelt book.”—Ken Burns/5(5). “My Father’s Bonus March is a fascinating and touching book, part personal memoir, part history.

Its examination of the Bonus March of through the eyes of father and son is an extraordinary exhibition of the personal meanings of history.”—Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent “A wonderful, heartfelt book.”—Ken Burns/5(5).

Get this from a library. My father's bonus march. [Adam Langer] -- Traces the author's research into post-depression Chicago to better understand his physician father, an effort marked by a contrast between his father's admired status and the author's conflicted. Adam Langer talked about his book My Father’s Bonus the book he recounts the Bonus March ofw World War I veterans marched on Washington for two months in the hopes of.

Adam attempts to find out the truth of the various stories about his father told by his family and friends by interviewing one and all and by visiting the archives on the Bonus March. In the process he This is Adam Langer's attempt to answer the question of why his father never completed a book on the Bonus March, but it is actually much more /5.

“A wonderful, heartfelt book.” — Ken Burns, author of The Civil War, Jazz, Baseball “MY FATHER’S BONUS MARCH is a fascinating and touching book, part personal memoir, part history.

Its examination of the Bonus March of through the eyes of father and son is an extraordinary exhibition of the personal meanings of history.”. A son searches for insight into his father, who died inby probing his fascination with the Depression-era Bonus March.

Novelist Langer (Ellington Boulevard,etc.) is the son of the late Seymour Langer, doctor and dutiful but distant author vividly remembers his father talking about writing, but never completing, a book about the Bonus March, in which World War I Author: Adam Langer.

“ My Father’s Bonus March is a fascinating and touching book, part personal memoir, part history. Its examination of the Bonus March of through the eyes of father and son is an extraordinary exhibition of the personal meanings of history ” —Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent: MY FATHER’S BONUS MARCH.

My Father's Bonus March book. Adam Langer is a journalist, author, playwright and filmmaker. His work has been featured most recently on NPR's Selected Shorts, in The Best Men's Stage Monologuesand The Best Women's Stage Monologuesas well as in the Chicago Reader's Fiction Issue, and in the literary magazine Salt Hill.

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Get this from a library. My father's bonus march. [Adam Langer] -- His friends, Seymour Langer was one of the brightest kids to emerge from Chicago's Depression-era Jewish West Side.

To his family, he was a driven and dedicated physician, a devoted father and. Near the end of My Father's Bonus March, Adam Langer remembers listening to a tape recording of his family made inthree years before he Author: Jerome Ludwig. Using this dramatic but overlooked event in U.S.

history as a means of understanding his relationship with his father, Adam Langer sets out to uncover why the Bonus March intrigued Seymour Langer, whose personal history seemed to be artfully obscured by a mix of evasiveness and exaggeration.

This remarkable book comes to us just when we need it and has an uncanny and haunting resonance for our times."Patricia Hampl, author of The Florist's Daughter " My Father's Bonus March is a brilliant and beautiful work of memory, a hymn to boyhood, a hymn to Chicago, that somber city, driven by the need that drives all those rare books that.

Early in his new memoir My Father’s Bonus March, Adam Langer writes: “It seems appropriate that the most dramatic event in my relationship with my father might be one that I can’t actually remember happening.” Langer then goes on to describe a particularly colorful episode at an old-timey barbershop, wherein he, as a young lad, chokes on a piece of hard candy and is saved by his dad.

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