"My Father's Gamble" The Sign

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Title

"My Father's Gamble" The Sign

Description

The young protagonist of this story witnesses the consequences of his father's alcoholism and poor money management skills for his entire family. The father takes out a loan to pay his debts in a time of uncertain employment. He loses the money, though he also has a habit of passing time in the local bar.

Creator

Source

The Sign

Publisher

Robert E. Cormier Collection at Fitchburg State University's Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library

Date

April 1961

Contributor

AnnaMary L. Consalvo
Katharine Covino
Elise Takehana

Format

JPG, 8.5x11

Language

English

Citation

Robert Cormier, “"My Father's Gamble" The Sign,” Robert E. Cormier Archive Collection 3, accessed October 29, 2020, https://robertcormiertwistedintimacy.omeka.net/items/show/120.

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