The Resource The good fight, Danielle Steel

The good fight, Danielle Steel

Label
The good fight
Title
The good fight
Statement of responsibility
Danielle Steel
Creator
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"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
ETC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steel, Danielle
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [E]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T33828
LC item number
G64 2018b
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Large type books
  • United States
  • Domestic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The good fight, Danielle Steel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Large print edition.
Extent
395 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780525632993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Physical support
rda
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1026232783
  • 866581
  • (OCoLC)on1026232783
  • 866581
Label
The good fight, Danielle Steel
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Large print edition.
Extent
395 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780525632993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Physical support
rda
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1026232783
  • 866581
  • (OCoLC)on1026232783
  • 866581

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