The committee : a novel

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Brooklyn, New York, USA : Akashic Books, [2020].
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351 pages ; 24 cm
9781617757686, 1617757683, 9781617757839, 1617757837


In the late 1950s, Gainesville, Florida, seems to be a sleepy university town. Its residents live, by outward appearances, ordinary lives. And yet the town is far from ordinary. The most private acts of professors, students, townspeople rich and poor, and politicians are under the close scrutiny of a shadowy group of men--the Committee--who use the powers of government and the police to investigate, threaten, and control this increasingly fearful community. The Committee pits friends against friends and threatens careers and lives in a struggle for the soul of a town, a university, and an ideal. Based on actual historical events and set against the backdrop of political, cultural, and class turmoil, this is a story of love--both licit and hidden--war, friendship, betrayal, compromise, and finally the necessity to stand firm against the encroachments upon freedom by men who believe they are doing God's and the government's righteous work. -- from Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Watson, S. (2020). The committee: a novel . Akashic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Watson, Sterling. 2020. The Committee: A Novel. Brooklyn, New York, USA: Akashic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Watson, Sterling. The Committee: A Novel Brooklyn, New York, USA: Akashic Books, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Watson, Sterling. The Committee: A Novel Akashic Books, 2020.

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