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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
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069280
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Auster, Paul
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • 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
Control code
ocm48892900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
321 p.
Isbn
9780805054088
Lccn
2002017218
System control number
(Sirsi) ADH-0392
Label
The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol021/2002017218.html
Publication
Control code
ocm48892900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
321 p.
Isbn
9780805054088
Lccn
2002017218
System control number
(Sirsi) ADH-0392

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