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About Us  
Author Chester Aaron
Country  USA
Language English
Genre(s) Novel
Publisher McGraw-Hill
Publication date 1967
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 239
OCLC Number 1275695

About Us is a novel by the American writer Chester Aaron set in 1930s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

It tells the story of the Kahns, a Jewish family who run a small general store in the fictional village of Sundown, a coal patch in Butler County, Pennsylvania outside of Pittsburgh. The protagonist is Benny Kahn, age eight when the novel begins, and his coming-of-age is sketched against the backdrop of the events of Great Depression through World War II.

References

  • Demarest, David P. (1976). From These Hills, From These Valleys: Selected Fiction about Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-1123-X.  

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