The Resource Chicago : a novel, David Mamet

Chicago : a novel, David Mamet

Label
Chicago : a novel
Title
Chicago
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Mamet
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A big-shouldered, big-trouble thriller set in mobbed-up 1920s Chicago--a city where some people knew too much, and where everyone should have known better--by the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of The Untouchables and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Glengarry Glen Ross. Mike Hodge--veteran of the Great War, big shot of the Chicago Tribune, medium fry--probably shouldn't have fallen in love with Annie Walsh. Then, again, maybe the man who killed Annie Walsh have known better than to trifle with Mike Hodge. In Chicago, David Mamet has created a bracing, kaleidoscopic page-turner that roars through the Windy City's underground on its way to a thunderclap of a conclusion. Here is not only his first novel in more than two decades, but the book he has been building to for his whole career. Mixing some of his most brilliant fictional creations with actual figures of the era, suffused with trademark "Mamet Speak," richness of voice, pace, and brio, and exploring--as no other writer can--questions of honor, deceit, revenge, and devotion, Chicago is that rarest of literary creations: a book that combines spectacular elegance of craft with a kinetic wallop as fierce as the February wind gusting off Lake Michigan"--
Summary
A novel set against the backdrop of the 1920s Chicago mob scene follows the experiences of a World War I veteran who seeks vigilante justice against the man responsible for killing the woman he loved
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10619952
Cataloging source
DLC
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Mamet, David
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Journalists
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • FICTION
  • Journalists
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Illinois
Target audience
adult
Label
Chicago : a novel, David Mamet
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
Control code
on1006524789
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780062797193
Lccn
2017044007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006524789
Label
Chicago : a novel, David Mamet
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
Control code
on1006524789
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780062797193
Lccn
2017044007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006524789

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