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The Resource Fresh complaint : stories, Jeffrey Eugenides

Fresh complaint : stories, Jeffrey Eugenides

Label
Fresh complaint : stories
Title
Fresh complaint
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Eugenides
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ranging from the reproductive antics of Baster to the wry, moving account of a young traveller's search for enlightenment in Air Mail, this collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national crises. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people's wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art collapse under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; and, in Bronze, a sexually confused college freshman whose encounter with a stranger on a train leads to a revelation about his past and his future. Narratively compelling, beautifully written, and packed with a density of ideas that belie their fluid grace, Fresh Complaint proves Eugenides to be a master of the short form as well as the long
Member of
Summary
A first collection of short stories by the Pulitzer Prize winner includes the tales of a failed poet-turned-embezzeler, a young traveler seeking enlightenment, and a high schooler whose drastic decision upends a British physicist's life
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10597503
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eugenides, Jeffrey
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • College freshmen
  • Poets
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Young men
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
Fresh complaint : stories, Jeffrey Eugenides
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the United States by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Great experiment
  • Fresh complaint
  • Complainers
  • Air mail
  • Baster
  • Early music
  • Timeshare
  • Find the bad guy
  • Oracular vulva
  • Capricious gardens
Control code
000060943285
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780007447886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005641274
Label
Fresh complaint : stories, Jeffrey Eugenides
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the United States by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Great experiment
  • Fresh complaint
  • Complainers
  • Air mail
  • Baster
  • Early music
  • Timeshare
  • Find the bad guy
  • Oracular vulva
  • Capricious gardens
Control code
000060943285
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780007447886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005641274

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