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The Resource Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon

Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon

Label
Moonglow : a novel
Title
Moonglow
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession of a man the narrator refers to only as 'my grandfather.' It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and marriage and desire, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American technological accomplishment at midcentury, and, above all, of the destructive impact--and the creative power--of keeping secrets and telling lies. It is a portrait of the difficult but passionate love between the narrator's grandfather and his grandmother, an enigmatic woman broken by her experience growing up in war-torn France. It is also a tour de force of speculative autobiography in which Chabon devises and reveals a secret history of his own imagination. From the Jewish slums of prewar South Philadelphia to the invasion of Germany, from a Florida retirement village to the penal utopia of New York's Wallkill prison, from the heyday of the space program to the twilight of the "American Century," the novel revisits an entire era through a single life and collapses a lifetime into a single week. A lie that tells the truth, a work of fictional nonfiction, an autobiography wrapped in a novel disguised as a memoir, Moonglow is Chabon at his most moving and inventive."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TXN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chabon, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H15
LC item number
M96 2016
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminally ill
  • Grandparent and child
  • Space race
  • Family secrets
  • Secrecy
  • Terminally ill
  • Family secrets
  • Family life
  • Grandparent and child
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Grandparent and child
  • Terminally ill
  • Space race
  • Family secrets
  • Secrecy
  • Family life
Label
Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
962183525
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
430 pages
Isbn
9780062225559
Lccn
2016040643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)962183525
Label
Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
962183525
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
430 pages
Isbn
9780062225559
Lccn
2016040643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)962183525

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