Crooked River Burning. A Novel by Mark Winegardner

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Set in Cleveland, this sweeping tale of romance and social turmoil follows two ill-fated lovers on the twenty-year odyssey that begins in the turbulence of the 1950s and 1960s. By the author of The Veracruz Blues. 50,000 first printing.

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Mark Winegardner, whose other books include Prophet of the Sandlots, The Veracruz Blues, and Crooked River Burning, is director of the Creative Writing Program and Janet Burroway Professor of English at Florida State University in Tallahassee.
Published January 1, 2001 by Harcourt, INc. New York..
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And a host of vividly drawn historical figures also appear: crimebuster Eliot Ness, Indians’ slugger Vic Wertz, accused murderer Dr. Sam Sheppard, and Browns’ place-kicker Lou (“The Toe”) Groza, and in chapters titled “Local Heroes” (which clearly echo Dos Passos’s “Camera Eye” sequences), such n...

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