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The Resource The good fight : a novel, Danielle Steel

The good fight : a novel, Danielle Steel

Label
The good fight : a novel
Title
The good fight
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Danielle Steel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. The daughter and granddaughter of prominent Manhattan lawyers, Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything: top schools, elite social circles, the perfect marriage. Spending her childhood in Germany as her father prosecutes Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials, Meredith soaks up the conflict between good and evil as it plays out in real time. When her family returns to the United States, she begins blazing her own trail, swimming against the tides, spurred on by her freethinking liberal grandfather, determined to become a lawyer despite her traditional, conservative father's objections. She rebels against her parents' expectations for her debutante ball and other conventions. She forges a lifelong friendship with a young German Jewish woman whose family died in the concentration camps. And while her grandfather rises to the Supreme Court, Meredith enlists in the most pressing causes of her time, fighting for civil rights and an end to the Vietnam War. From the bright morning of JFK's inauguration, through the tumultuous years that follow as America hurtles toward the twin assassinations of Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy, Meredith joins the vanguard of a new generation of women, breaking boundaries socially, politically, and professionally. But when the violence of the era strikes too close to home, her once tightly knit family must survive a devastating loss and rethink their own values and traditions in light of the times. Encompassing the remarkable people Meredith meets, the historic events she witnesses, and the sacrifices she must make, this is the story of a woman changing her world as she herself is changed by it. Beautifully told, brimming with unforgettable moments and characters, The Good Fight is an inspiring, uplifting novel with resonance for our own time"--
  • "Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. Encompassing the remarkable people the protagonist, Meredith, meets, the historic events she witnesses, and the sacrifices she must make, this is the story of a woman changing her world as she herself is changed by it. Beautifully told, brimming with unforgettable moments and characters, THE GOOD FIGHT is an inspiring, uplifting novel with resonance for our own times"--
Summary
Traces a young debutante's decision to become a lawyer and fight the injustices of the times at the sides of the unsung heroes who become her inspiration during the tumultuous transitions of the 1960s
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10677200
Cataloging source
TXN
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The good fight : a novel, Danielle Steel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1042086287
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781101884126
Lccn
2018005236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1042086287
Label
The good fight : a novel, Danielle Steel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1042086287
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781101884126
Lccn
2018005236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1042086287

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