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The Resource The Astral : a novel, Kate Christensen

The Astral : a novel, Kate Christensen

Label
The Astral : a novel
Title
The Astral
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Christensen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Astral is a huge, rose-coloured apartment building in the rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn neighbourhod of Greenpoint. For decades it has been the happy home of the poet Harry Quirk and his wife, Luz, who raised two children in their rambling top-floor apartment. The aging Astral's glory is beginning to fade and as teh building crumbles around him, a series of events forces Harry to face the reality of his own fractured family
Summary
Kicked out of the crumbling Brooklyn home that he thought was a happy one, poet Harry Quirk struggles to make sense of his literary, marital, financial, and parental failures while trying to get back into his estranged wife's good graces
Theme
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
384266
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christensen, Kate
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adultery
  • Middle-aged men
  • City and town life
  • Parent and child
Target audience
adult
Label
The Astral : a novel, Kate Christensen
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000046363801
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
311 p
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385530910
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Label
The Astral : a novel, Kate Christensen
Publication
Control code
000046363801
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
311 p
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385530910
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)

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