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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
Title variation
Illusions
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Having lost his family in a devastating plane crash, a Vermont professor journeys around the world to research the life of a presumed-dead silent film actor, and he finds his life changed when his subsequent writings about the actor get unexpected attention
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069280
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.U77
LC item number
B66 2002
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster
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
48892900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780805054088
Lccn
2002017218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
The book of illusions : a novel, Paul Auster
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
48892900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780805054088
Lccn
2002017218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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