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The Cold Millions by Jess Walter

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Also by Jess Walter:

The Cold Millions, November 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
We Live In Water: Stories, February 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Beautiful Ruins, June 2012
Hardcover / e-Book
The Financial Lives Of The Poets, September 2010
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The Zero, September 2006
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Citizen Vince, April 2005
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The Cold Millions
Jess Walter

Harper
November 2020
On Sale: October 27, 2020
352 pages
ISBN: 006286808X
EAN: 9780062868084
Kindle: B083JKN5MF
Hardcover / e-Book
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Fiction | Western

One of the most anticipated books of the season: New York Times Book ReviewWall Street Journal, Esquire, The Millions, Vogue, People, New York Post, USA Today, Medium, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, St. Louis Post-Dispatch 

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Beautiful Ruins delivers another “literary miracle” (NPR)—a propulsive, richly entertaining novel about two brothers swept up in the turbulent class warfare of the early twentieth century.

The Dolans live by their wits, jumping freight trains and lining up for day work at crooked  job agencies. While sixteen-year-old Rye yearns for a steady job and a home, his older brother, Gig, dreams of a better world, fighting alongside other union men for fair pay and decent treatment. Enter Ursula the Great, a vaudeville singer  who performs with a live cougar and introduces the brothers to a far more dangerous creature: a mining  magnate determined to keep his wealth and his hold on Ursula.

Dubious of Gig’s idealism, Rye finds himself drawn to a fearless nineteen-year-old activist and feminist named Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. But a storm is coming, threatening to overwhelm them all, and Rye will be forced to decide where he stands. Is it enough to win the occasional  battle, even if you cannot win the war?

An intimate story of brotherhood, love, sacrifice,  and betrayal set against the panoramic backdrop of an early twentieth-century America that eerily echoes our own time, The Cold Millions offers a  kaleidoscopic portrait of a nation grappling with the chasm between rich and poor, between harsh realities and simple dreams. Featuring an unforgettable cast of cops and tramps, suffragists and socialists, madams and murderers, it is a tour de force from a “writer who has planted himself firmly  in the first rank of American authors” (Boston Globe).

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