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The Resource The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay : a novel, Michael Chabon

The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay : a novel, Michael Chabon

Label
The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay : a novel
Title
The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon
Title variation
Amazing adventures of Kavalier and Clay
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a masterwork by Chabon. It is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay and their quest to become American icons in the comic book world. Now with special bonus material by Chabon
Summary
In 1939 New York City, Joe Kavalier, a refugee from Hitler's Prague, joins forces with his Brooklyn-born cousin, Sammy Clay, to create comic-book superheroes inspired by their own fantasies, fears, and dreams
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2000
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2001.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
019430
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chabon, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1170
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Caricatures and cartoons
  • Heroes in mass media
  • Czech Americans
  • Young men
  • Artists
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay : a novel, Michael Chabon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in slightly different form: New York : Random House, 2000
  • Includes a section titled Odds & ends (p. [643]-678) with an introductory essay and additional pieces by the author: "Breakfast in the wreck", "The return of the Amazing Cavalieri", "The crossover", and "Fifty dollars takes it home."
  • Includes a reader's guide (p. [679]-684)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The escape artist -- a couple of boy geniuses -- The funny-book war -- The golden age -- Radioman -- The league of the golden key
Control code
ocn785335584
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback ed.
Extent
684 pages
Isbn
9780812983586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)785335584
Label
The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay : a novel, Michael Chabon
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in slightly different form: New York : Random House, 2000
  • Includes a section titled Odds & ends (p. [643]-678) with an introductory essay and additional pieces by the author: "Breakfast in the wreck", "The return of the Amazing Cavalieri", "The crossover", and "Fifty dollars takes it home."
  • Includes a reader's guide (p. [679]-684)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The escape artist -- a couple of boy geniuses -- The funny-book war -- The golden age -- Radioman -- The league of the golden key
Control code
ocn785335584
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback ed.
Extent
684 pages
Isbn
9780812983586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)785335584

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