The Resource Angel square, Brian Doyle, (electronic resource)

Angel square, Brian Doyle, (electronic resource)

Label
Angel square
Title
Angel square
Statement of responsibility
Brian Doyle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A nameless barman tends a decaying bar in Hollywood and takes notes for a book about his clientele. Initially, he is morbidly amused by watching the regulars roll in and fall into their nightly oblivion, pitying them and their loneliness. In hopes of uncovering their secrets and motives, he establishes tentative friendships with them. He also knocks back pills indiscriminately and treats himself to gallons of Jameson's. But as his tenure at the bar continues, he begins to lose himself, trapped by addiction and indecision. When his wife leaves him, he embarks on a series of squalidly random sexual encounters and a downward spiral of self-damage and irrational violence. To cleanse himself and save his soul, he attempts to escape . .
Summary
In 1945, in Ottawa's Lowertown, Tommy, also known as The Shadow, and two of his friends, one French Canadian, one Irish, try to find out who attacked the father of their Jewish friend Sammy
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
153704
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doyle, Brian
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racism
  • Ottawa (Ont.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Angel square, Brian Doyle, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11380243
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554980000
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380243
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Angel square, Brian Doyle, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11380243
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554980000
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380243
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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