The world played chess / Robert Dugoni.

By: Dugoni, RobertPublisher: Seattle, Washington : Lake Union Publishing, 2021. ©2021Description: 369 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781542029391Report number: BX-WinSp 22Subject(s): Life -- Fiction | High school graduates -- Fiction | Veterans -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Bildungsromans.Summary: In 1979, Vincent Bianco has just graduated high school. His only desire: collect a little beer money and enjoy his final summer before college. So he lands a job as a laborer on a construction crew. Working alongside two Vietnam vets, one suffering from PTSD, Vincent gets the education of a lifetime. Now forty years later, with his own son leaving for college, the lessons of that summer, Vincent's last taste of innocence and first taste of real life, dramatically unfold in a novel about breaking away, shaping a life, and seeking one's own destiny.
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In 1979, Vincent Bianco has just graduated high school. His only desire: collect a little beer money and enjoy his final summer before college. So he lands a job as a laborer on a construction crew. Working alongside two Vietnam vets, one suffering from PTSD, Vincent gets the education of a lifetime. Now forty years later, with his own son leaving for college, the lessons of that summer, Vincent's last taste of innocence and first taste of real life, dramatically unfold in a novel about breaking away, shaping a life, and seeking one's own destiny.

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