The Resource Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon

Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon

Label
Moonglow : a novel
Title
Moonglow
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession of a man the narrator refers to only as "my grandfather." It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and marriage and desire, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American technological accomplishment at midcentury, and, above all, of the destructive impact--and the creative power--of keeping secrets and telling lies"--Dust jacket
Summary
A man bears witness to his grandfather's deathbed confessions, which reveal his family's long-buried history and his involvement in a mail-order novelty company, World War II, and the space program
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • Sophie Brody Medal, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528966
Cataloging source
TXN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chabon, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminally ill
  • Grandparent and child
  • Space race
  • Family secrets
  • Secrecy
  • Family life
Target audience
adult
Label
Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon
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
ocn962183525
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
430 pages
Isbn
9780062225559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)962183525
Label
Moonglow : a novel, Michael Chabon
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
ocn962183525
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
430 pages
Isbn
9780062225559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)962183525

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