Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)Collection: BantamType: EPubPages: 560ISBN: 9780804153218
From world-renowned author Erich Segal comes a powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined. Five lives, five love stories:Danny Rossi, the musical prodigy, risks it all for Harvard, even a break with his domineering father. Yet his real problems are too much fame too soonand too many women.Ted Lambrosspends his four years as a commuter, an outsider. He is obsessed by his desire to climb to the top of the Harvard academic ladder, heedless of what it will cost him in personal terms.Jason Gilbert, the Golden Boyhandsome, charismatic, a brilliant athletelearns at Harvard that he cannot ignore his Jewish background. Only in tragedy will he find his true identity.George Keller, a refugee from Communist Hungary, comes to Harvard with the barest knowledge of English. But with ruthless determination, he masters not only the language but the power structure of his new country.Andrew Eliotis haunted by three centuries of Harvard ancestors who cast giant shadows on his confidence. It is not until the sad and startling events of the reunion that he learns his value as a man.Their explosive story begins in a time of innocence and spans a turbulent quarter century, culminating in their dramatic twenty-five year reunion at which they confront their classmatesand the balance sheet of their own lives. Always at the center; amid thepassion, laughter, and glory, stands Harvardthe symbol of who they are and who they will be. They were a generation who made the rulesthen brokethemwhose glittering successes, heartfelttragedies, and unbridled ambitions would stun the world.Praise for The Class';Erich Segal's best.'Pittsburgh Press';First class entertainment.'Cosmopolitan';An absorbing page-turner.'Publishers Weekly';A panoramic saga.'Philadelphia Inquirer
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