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The Resource Phone rings, a novel by Stephen Dixon

Phone rings, a novel by Stephen Dixon

Label
Phone rings
Title
Phone rings
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Stephen Dixon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A shocking phone call in the first sentence sparks a soaring tour-de-force saga by two-time National Book Award nominee Stephen Dixon. It is the tale of two brothers, years apart in age, who have become close late in life. But the freakish death of one at the book's outset sends the other reeling into a shattered yet strangely exhilarating re-visitation of their lives together. Phone Rings is the work of a master at the peak of his form: a beautiful overlapping of scenes both remembered and ongoing, told with tenderness and an antic, laugh-out-loud sense of humor. In Dixon{u2019}s inimitable mix of absorbing narrative, deceptively simple prose and waggishly innovative style, it becomes the sprawling chronicle of a large Jewish family in mid-century New York City, surviving three wars, the '60s cultural revolution, marriages, divorces, births and deaths ... is it all lost with the piercing sound of a ringing phone? Or is that the chance to realize the possibility of transcendence? Stephen Dixon has long been considered the "secret master" of American fiction by great writers such as Jonathan Lethem. In this book, he may well have written his masterpiece."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dixon, Stephen
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I92
LC item number
P48 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish families
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Brothers
  • Bereavement
Label
Phone rings, a novel by Stephen Dixon
Instantiates
Publication
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
60715188
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780976140788
Lccn
2005017528
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780976140771
Label
Phone rings, a novel by Stephen Dixon
Publication
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
60715188
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780976140788
Lccn
2005017528
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780976140771

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