The Resource Ice Storm, (electronic resource)

Ice Storm, (electronic resource)

Label
Ice Storm
Title
Ice Storm
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two families intimately and dangerously converge in this boldly dark and tempestuous novel A potentially devastating blizzard approaches New Canaan, Connecticut, while internal forces of desire, frustration, and ennui threaten to tear apart two quintessentially affluent, suburban families. Elena Hood rightfully suspects her husband, Benjamin, is having an affair with neighbor Janey Williams, while Benjamin resents Elena and his mounting feelings of ineptitude. As the snow begins to fall, Benjamin and Elena, as well as Janey and her husband, attend a neighborhood "key party," where they and other respectable suburbanites agree to go home with whomever's keys they draw from a bowl. Meanwhile, the Hoods' and Williams's teenage children are caught up in their own experimentations with sex and drugs as they test the boundaries of their structured upbringing. With author Rick Moody's sharp eye for the nuances of suburban life and allusions to 1970s America from Watergate to the Fantastic Four, the novel's landscape is vivid and immersive. The unforgettable voices of multiple narrators ensure that, beyond a social commentary, The Ice Storm remains a compassionate portrayal of multidimensional and flawed characters seeking happiness amid familial and societal constraints. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Rick Moody including rare images from the author's personal collection
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Moody, Rick
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
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Target audience
adult
Label
Ice Storm, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11553742
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553742
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11553742
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ice Storm, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11553742
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553742
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11553742
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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