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In the unlikely event / Judy Blume.

By: Blume, Judy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015Copyright date: �2015Edition: First edition.Description: 401 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781101875049 (hardcover); 1101875046 (hardcover).Subject(s): Aircraft accidents -- New Jersey -- Elizabeth -- Fiction | Homecoming -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Family secrets -- Fiction | Nineteen fifties -- Fiction | Elizabeth (N.J.) -- FictionDDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life. Thirty-five years earlier, when Miri was fifteen, and in love for the first time, a succession of airplanes fell from the sky, leaving a community reeling. Against this backdrop of actual events that Blume experienced in the early 1950s, when airline travel was new and exciting and everyone dreamed of going somewhere, she paints a vivid portrait of a particular time and place -- Nat King Cole singing "Unforgettable," Elizabeth Taylor haircuts, young (and not-so-young) love, explosive friendships, A-bomb hysteria, rumors of Communist threat. And a young journalist who makes his name reporting tragedy. Through it all, one generation reminds another that life goes on.
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In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life. Thirty-five years earlier, when Miri was fifteen, and in love for the first time, a succession of airplanes fell from the sky, leaving a community reeling. Against this backdrop of actual events that Blume experienced in the early 1950s, when airline travel was new and exciting and everyone dreamed of going somewhere, she paints a vivid portrait of a particular time and place -- Nat King Cole singing "Unforgettable," Elizabeth Taylor haircuts, young (and not-so-young) love, explosive friendships, A-bomb hysteria, rumors of Communist threat. And a young journalist who makes his name reporting tragedy. Through it all, one generation reminds another that life goes on.

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