The Resource The goldfinch, Donna Tartt

The goldfinch, Donna Tartt

Label
The goldfinch
Title
The goldfinch
Statement of responsibility
Donna Tartt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of art"--
Summary
Taken in by a wealthy family friend after surviving an accident that killed his mother, thirteen-year-old Theo Decker tries to adjust to life on Park Avenue
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2013
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2014.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10220639
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tartt, Donna
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
novels
Reading level
6.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young men
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Artists
  • Self-realization
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Artists
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Self-realization
  • Young men
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
The goldfinch, Donna Tartt
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
983556
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
771 pages
Isbn
9780316055437
Lccn
2013028907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316055437
  • (OCoLC)855491725
Label
The goldfinch, Donna Tartt
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
983556
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
771 pages
Isbn
9780316055437
Lccn
2013028907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316055437
  • (OCoLC)855491725

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