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The Resource Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter

Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter

Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel
Title
Beautiful ruins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jess Walter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters
Summary
The award-winning author of The Financial Lives of the Poets presents his most romantic and enjoyable novel yet that follows a young Italian innkeeper and his almost-love affair with a beautiful American starlet, which draws him into a glittering world filled with unforgettable characters
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10078927
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walter, Jess
Dewey number
813/.54_a[Fic]_223
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A4722834
LC item number
B43 2013
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more
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
ocn795757290
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
337, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061928178
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)795757290
Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more
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
ocn795757290
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
337, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061928178
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)795757290

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