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The immigrants / Howard Fast.

By: Fast, Howard, 1914-2003
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977Description: 389 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0395256992 :Subject(s): Italian Americans -- Fiction | French Americans -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | San Francisco (Calif.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction. | Western stories.DDC classification: 813.52 LOC classification: PZ3.F265 | Im | PS3511.A784Dissertation note: Biography Howard Fast (1914-2003) was one of the most prolific American writers of the twentieth century. He was a bestselling author of more than eighty works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplays. The son of immigrants, Fast grew up in New York City and published his first novel upon finishing high school in 1933. In 1950, his refusal to provide the United States Congress with a list of possible Communist associates earned him a three-month prison sentence. During his incarceration, Fast wrote one of his best-known novels, Spartacus (1951). Throughout his long career, Fast matched his commitment to championing social justice in his writing with a deft, lively storytelling style.
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Biography Howard Fast (1914-2003) was one of the most prolific American writers of the twentieth century. He was a bestselling author of more than eighty works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplays. The son of immigrants, Fast grew up in New York City and published his first novel upon finishing high school in 1933. In 1950, his refusal to provide the United States Congress with a list of possible Communist associates earned him a three-month prison sentence. During his incarceration, Fast wrote one of his best-known novels, Spartacus (1951). Throughout his long career, Fast matched his commitment to championing social justice in his writing with a deft, lively storytelling style.

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