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The Resource Unreliable : a novel, Lee Irby

Unreliable : a novel, Lee Irby

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Unreliable : a novel
Title
Unreliable
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lee Irby
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Edwin Stith, a failed novelist and college writing instructor in upstate New York, is returning home for the weekend to Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate his mother's wedding--to a much younger man. Edwin has a peculiar relationship with the truth. He is a liar who is brutally honest. He may or may not be sleeping with his students, he may or may not be getting fired, and he may or may not have killed his ex-wife, a lover, and his brand-new stepsister. Stith's dysfunctional homecoming leads him deep into a morass of long-gestating secrets and dangers, of old-flames still burning strong and new passions ready to consume everything he holds dear. But family dysfunction is only eclipsed by Edwin's own, leading to profound suspense and utter hilarity. Lee Irby has crafted a sizzling modern classic of dark urges, lies, and secrets that harks back to the unsettling obsessions of Edgar Allan Poe--with a masterful ending that will have you thinking for days"--
Summary
Returning to his hometown for a scandalous family wedding, failed novelist and college writing instructor Edwin Stith, a compulsive liar, confronts a morass of old secrets and threats while navigating obsessions about his possibly murderous nature
Theme
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10557165
Cataloging source
DLC
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Irby, Lee
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • College teachers
  • Homecoming
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Richmond (Va.)
  • New York (State)
  • FICTION
  • College teachers
  • Homecoming
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • New York (State)
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
Unreliable : a novel, Lee Irby
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
ocn949913249
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780385542050
Lccn
2016041336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)949913249
Label
Unreliable : a novel, Lee Irby
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
ocn949913249
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780385542050
Lccn
2016041336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)949913249

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