The Ice Storm

The Ice Storm

Book - 2002
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The year is 1973. As a freak winter storm bears down on an exclusive, affluent suburb in Connecticut, cark skid out of control, men and women swap partners, and their children experiment with sex, drugs, and even suicide. Here two families, the Hoods and the Williamses, com face-to-face with the seething emotions behind the well-clipped lawns of their lives-in a novel widely hailed as a funny, acerbic, and moving hymn to a dazed and confused era of American life.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002, 1994
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316579216
0316579211
9780316706001
Branch Call Number: FICTION MOODY...R
Characteristics: 294 pages ; 21 cm

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A family romance set in the 1970s follows the Hoods as they skid out of control in suburban Connecticut while Watergate unfolds and troops head home from Vietnam. -- "In New Canaan, there was one high school, one junior high, four elementaries. No school bus more than fifteen minutes from i... Read More »


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