bossdom

bossdom

(ˈbɒsdəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the quality of being a boss
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the area of influence of a boss, esp a political boss
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Whereas volume 1 dealt with Esau as a young schoolchild in the years after the Great War and volume 2 with his formative years in the late 1920s, volume 3 skips the tumultuous Nazi epoch and begins with Esau's return home at the conclusion of World War II to his parents' house and small grocery store in the socially and geographically isolated town of Bossdom.
The novel concludes with the financial collapse of the family store and with it the metaphoric demise of the Matt family and the village of Bossdom.
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