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The great believers, Rebecca Makkai

Label
The great believers
Title
The great believers
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Makkai
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed and award-winning author Rebecca Makkai In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico's little sister. Thirty years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the devastating ways AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to find goodness in the midst of disaster"--
Summary
A novel set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris follows the director of a Chicago art gallery and a woman looking for her estranged daughter in Paris who both struggle to come to terms with the ways AIDS has affected their lives
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10664749
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The great believers, Rebecca Makkai
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3607212
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1031051153
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735223547
Lccn
2018016602
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ADAC53D6-6A12-459A-A503-C17DAA7BF26C
System control number
(OCoLC)1031051153
Label
The great believers, Rebecca Makkai
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3607212
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1031051153
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735223547
Lccn
2018016602
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ADAC53D6-6A12-459A-A503-C17DAA7BF26C
System control number
(OCoLC)1031051153

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