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The Resource The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster

The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster

Label
The book of illusions : a novel
Title
The book of illusions
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paul Auster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Vermont professor, disillusioned with self-pity and grief over his family's death in a plane crash, finds a new purpose when he becomes obsessed with research into the life and art of a silent film comedian who mysteriously disappeared when silent films ended
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069280
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Auster, Paul
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aircraft accident victims' families
  • Absence and presumption of death
  • Missing persons
  • Silent films
  • Biographers
  • Comedians
  • Widowers
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol021/2002017218.html
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
433103
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780805054088
Lccn
2002017218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805054088
  • (Sirsi) ADH-0392
Label
The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol021/2002017218.html
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
433103
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780805054088
Lccn
2002017218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805054088
  • (Sirsi) ADH-0392

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