By Harvey Swados

In outdated age, a political firebrand appears again at a existence packed with social and political turmoil

Samuel Lumen has reached the hearts of thousands along with his fearless advocacy for liberal motives. Now he’s virtually 90 years outdated, and the guidelines he espoused as a tender guy, radical on the time, are woven into the political panorama of the US, while they’ve been warped and diluted via more youthful generations. His ideological heirs are looking to honor his contributions with a ceremonial dinner packed with pomp and condition, yet Lumen’s no longer so yes he’s able to honor his heirs in go back. advised via Lumen’s diary entries, Celebration recounts his wealthy existence, full of fulfillment, sadness, and an ever-growing understanding of the prices of stressed radicalism.


Published posthumously, Celebration is a becoming capstone to Swados’s mythical profession as a novelist and critic, and is an unforgettable examine the intersection of reminiscence, nostalgia, and histories either own and political. 

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