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The Resource How the dead dream : a novel, Lydia Millet

How the dead dream : a novel, Lydia Millet

Label
How the dead dream : a novel
Title
How the dead dream
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lydia Millet
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
T. is a young Los Angeles real estate developer consumed by power and political ambitions. His orderly, upwardly mobile life is thrown into chaos by the sudden appearance of his nutty mother, whos been deserted by T.s now out-of-the-closet father. After his mothers suicide attempt and two other deaths, T. finds himself increasingly estranged from his latest project: a retirement community in the middle of the California desert. As he juggles family, business, and social responsibilities, T. begins to nurture a curious obsession with vanishing species. Soon hes living a double life, building sprawling subdivisions by day and breaking into zoos at night to be near the animals
Summary
Real estate developer "T." finds his life thrown into chaos by his suicidal mother, homosexual father, and two deaths, and develops a growing obsession with vanishing species
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
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202912
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Millet, Lydia
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Real estate developers
  • Mothers and sons
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Endangered species
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Endangered species
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Mothers and sons
  • Real estate developers
Target audience
adult
Label
How the dead dream : a novel, Lydia Millet
Instantiates
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
ocn166802539
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781593761844
Lccn
2007035242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)166802539
Label
How the dead dream : a novel, Lydia Millet
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
ocn166802539
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781593761844
Lccn
2007035242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)166802539

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