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William Herrick chronicles his adventures and misadventures on the front lines of the Spanish Civil War, in (and very much out of) the Communist Party, driving a tractor on a communal farm in Michigan, jumping the line as . .
Herrick chronicles a life of great conviction and great disillusion. He went to Spain in 1936 to fight against the Fascists and there witnessed the horrifying acts that Fascists and Communists alike committed, before he was felled by a near-fatal wound.
Jumping the Line is a great portmanteau of a book-unwieldy, poorly packed, the contents repeatedly . But jumping the line serves as a metaphor for the larger story of his life as recounted here, the decision to end what had been a lifelong association with the Communist party.
Jumping the Line is a great portmanteau of a book-unwieldy, poorly packed, the contents repeatedly threatening to spill out of the narrative altogether. It is also irresistible. Countless other memoirs have sketched the world of immigrant Jewish radicalism in New York City, but none has done so better than Herrick.
The bulk of the book focuses on Herrick's involvement during the Spanish Civil War. Like many of his communist comrades, Herrick went to Spain to fight for freedom. His experiences as part of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade shattered his political world forever. Herrick saw in Spain that the Brigades and their Stalinist masters were fighting not for freedom, but against it by executing the freedom fighting anarchists.
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