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The Resource The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster

The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster

Label
The book of illusions : a novel
Title
The book of illusions
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paul Auster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Professor David Zimmer is drinking himself to death over the death of his family in a plane crash when one night he sees a clip from a film by the silent comedian Hector Mann. Mann vanished in 1929, but his films have begun to reappear anonymously in film archives around the world. Zimmer embarks on a journey to study the films, and thus begins a story within a mystery within a fable
Summary
A Vermont professor, disillusioned with self-pity and grief over his family's death in a plane crash, finds a new purpose when he becomes obsessed with research into the life and art of a silent film comedian who mysteriously disappeared when silent films ended
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069280
Cataloging source
BKL
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780312421816
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52640380
  • (OCoLC)52640380
Label
The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780312421816
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52640380
  • (OCoLC)52640380

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