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The Resource The golden house : a novel, Salman Rushdie

The golden house : a novel, Salman Rushdie

Label
The golden house : a novel
Title
The golden house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Salman Rushdie
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When the aristocratic Golden family moves into a self contained pocket of New York City, a park in Greenwich Village called "The Gardens," their past is an absolute mystery. They seem to be hiding in plain sight: Nero Golden, the powerful but shady patriarch, and his sons Petya, a high functioning autistic and recluse; Apu, the successful artist who may or may not be profound; and D, the enchanting youngest son whose gender confusion mirrors the confusion - and possibilities - of the world around him. And finally there is Vasilisa, the Russian beauty who seduces the patriarch to shape their American stories. Our fearless narrator is an aspiring filmmaker who decides the Golden family will be his subject. He gains the trust of this strange family, even as their secrets gradually unfold - love affairs and betrayals, questions of belonging and identity, a murder, an apocalyptic terror attack, a magical, stolen baby, all set against a whirling background in which an insane Presidential Candidate known as only The Joker grows stronger and stronger, and America itself grows mad. And yet The Golden House is a hopeful story, even an inspiring one - a story about the hope that surrounds, and is made brighter by, even the darkest of situations. Overflowing with inventiveness, humor, and a touch of magic, this is a full-throated celebration of human nature, a great American novel, a tale of exile wrapped in a murder mystery, a meditation on the nature of good and evil, a thrilling page turner, and a coming of age story for the ages"--
Summary
A real estate tycoon and his mysterious, corrupt family become the subjects of an aspiring filmmaker's project before revelations of their criminal past activities give way to the rise of a mad presidential candidate
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10576377
Cataloging source
TXN
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.U757
LC item number
G65 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The golden house : a novel, Salman Rushdie
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
on1001570894
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780399592805
Lccn
2017031173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1995762
  • (OCoLC)1001570894
Label
The golden house : a novel, Salman Rushdie
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
on1001570894
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9780399592805
Lccn
2017031173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1995762
  • (OCoLC)1001570894

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