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The Resource Boomer1, Daniel Torday

Boomer1, Daniel Torday

Label
Boomer1
Title
Boomer1
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Torday
Title variation
Boomerone
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Daniel Torday is a two-time National Jewish Book Award recipient and winner of the 2017 Sami Rohr Choice Award for The Last Flight of Poxl West. Torday's work has appeared in The New York Times, NPR, The Paris Review Daily, Esquire, The Kenyon Review, and Tin House, and has been honored in both the Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays series. He is the Director of Creative Writing at Bryn Mawr College."--
  • ""Torday is a singular American writer with a big heart and a real love for the world. He has the rare gift for writing dynamic action scenes while being genuinely funny." --George Saunders Bluegrass musician, former journalist and editor, and now PhD in English, Mark Brumfeld has arrived at his thirties with significant debt and no steady prospects. His girlfriend Cassie--a punk bassist in an all-female band, who fled her Midwestern childhood for a new identity--finds work at a "new media" company. When Cassie refuses his marriage proposal, Mark leaves New York and returns to the basement of his childhood home in the Baltimore suburbs. Desperate and humiliated, Mark begins to post a series of online video monologues that critique Baby Boomers and their powerful hold on the job market. But as his videos go viral, and while Cassie starts to build her career, Mark loses control of what he began--with consequences that ensnare them in a matter of national security. Told through the perspectives of Mark, Cassie, and Mark's mother, Julia, a child of the '60s whose life is more conventional than she ever imagined, Boomer1 is timely, suspenseful, and in every line alert to the siren song of endless opportunity that beckons and beguiles all of us."--
Summary
Desperate and humiliated after a longtime girlfriend denies his marriage proposal, thirtysomething Mark Brumfeld posts a series of online video monologues that critique Baby Boomers and their powerful hold on the job market, which soon go viral, but with unintended consequences
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10692431
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Boomer1, Daniel Torday
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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
1016935491
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781250191793
Lccn
2018018748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1016935491
Label
Boomer1, Daniel Torday
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
1016935491
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781250191793
Lccn
2018018748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1016935491

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