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    • ISBN:9781444768534
    • Publication date:04 Jul 2013

The Class

By Erich Segal

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Five lives, five love stories - the dramatic portrait of a generation by the internationally bestselling author of LOVE STORY.

They were Harvard '58, the class who thought they could change the world.

Danny, the musical prodigy, risks all for Harvard, even a break with his domineering father. Yet his real problems are too much fame too soon - and too many women.
Ted spends four years as an outsider. He is obsessed with climbing to the top of the academic ladder, whatever the cost.
Jason, the golden boy - handsome, charismatic, athletic - learns at Harvard that he cannot ignore his Jewish background. Only in tragedy will he find his true identity.
George, a Hungarian refugee, 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 is haunted by three centuries of Harvard ancestors who cast giant shadows on his confidence.

It is not until their dramatic 25th reunion that the men must confront their classmates, and the value of their lives.

Biographical Notes

Erich Segal was born in Brooklyn in 1937 and graduated from Harvard with a B.A. in 1958, followed by a Masters and a Doctorate. He first made his name as an academic writer in the field of classical literature before moving on to write the book that made him famous - LOVE STORY, which published in 1970 and went on to sell over 21 million copies worldwide - and seven other romantic bestsellers. In 1998 he was awarded the Legion d'Honneur from the French government. He was married and had two children. Erich Segal died in London in 2010.

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  • ISBN: 9781444768527
  • Publication date: 20 Jun 2013
  • Page count: 544
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
First-class entertainment. — Cosmopolitan
An absorbing page-turner. — Publisher's Weekly
Erich Segal's best. — Pittsburgh Press
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