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... suddenly the front door opened. Jurgis stood, his chest heaving as he
struggled to catch his breath. A boy had come out, a stranger to him; a big, fat,
rosy-cheeked youngster, such as had never been seen in his home before.
Jurgis stared ...
She had shrunk all up with her rheumatism since Jurgis had seen her last, and
her yellow parchment face stared up at him from a little above the level of the
doorknob. She gave a start when she saw him. "Is Ona here?" he cried,
he demanded. The bartender was a b:g, husky fellow, with the jaw of a prize
fighter, and a three weeks' stubble of hair upon it. He stared at Jurgis. "What's that
youse say?" he damanded. "I said, could you change me a hundred-dollar bill?
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My son is not much of a reader, but at school they are reading segments of this book together, and he can't get enough of it. I'm not sure of the spiritual message, but it seems to have a good ethical angle. Consulter l'avis complet
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After hearing about this book in a few history classes I finally bought a copy. It is a very emotional story about life for a very poor family and includes a lot of historical facts. It does describe ... Consulter l'avis complet