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A collection of stories by

Stories of courage against oppression by one of twentieth-century America's most fearless writers

These nineteen stories follow the paths of men and women, immigrants, minorities, and the poor, suffering from injustice and inequality. Written in the 1940s, Fast's clear-eyed and lively tales examine a world reeling from war and plagued by social unrest. With stories set in New York City, Europe, and India, this collection shares a remarkable global vision. Written during the rising Communist scare, Departure is a defiantly leftist portrait of a complex and ever-changing world.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author's estate.


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Paperback Editions

November 1980 : USA Paperback

Title: Departure and other stories
Author(s): Howard Fast
ISBN: 0-915238-37-3 / 978-0-915238-37-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Peace Press
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Departure: And Other Stories
Author(s): Howard Fast
Publisher: Open Road Media
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