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The Resource The emperor's children, Claire Messud

The emperor's children, Claire Messud

Label
The emperor's children
Title
The emperor's children
Statement of responsibility
Claire Messud
Title variation
emperors children
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three friends on the verge of their thirties--beautiful, sophisticated Marina Thwaite; Danielle, a quiet TV producer; and Julius, a freelance writer--make their way through New York City, until Marina's idealistic cousin, Bootie, arrives to complicate their lives
Summary
Friends at Brown University, Marina, Danielle, and Julius are still looking to make their marks as they approach their 30s. Marina lives with her celebrated parents on the Upper West Side while trying to complete her book. TV producer Danielle's success is due to the puff pieces she churns out. Freelance critic Julius can barely make ends meet. Into this mix comes Bootie, Marina's college droupout cousin, who is just the catalyst the three friends need to start making siginificant changes in their lives
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
145472
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Messud, Claire
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
The emperor's children, Claire Messud
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
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
ocm62878417
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780307264190
Lccn
2005057783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)62878417
Label
The emperor's children, Claire Messud
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
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
ocm62878417
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780307264190
Lccn
2005057783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)62878417

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