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Moonglow : a novel

Author: Michael Chabon
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession of a man the narrator refers to only as 'my grandfather.' It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and marriage and desire, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American technological accomplishment at midcentury, and, above all, of the destructive impact--and the creative power--of keeping secrets  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Chabon
ISBN: 9780062225559 0062225553 9781460753224 1460753224 9780007548910 0007548915
OCLC Number: 962183525
Awards: Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, Shortlist 2017.
Description: 430 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: "Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession of a man the narrator refers to only as "my grandfather." It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and marriage and desire, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American technological accomplishment at midcentury, and, above all, of the destructive impact --
and the creative power --
of keeping secrets and telling lies." --
Dust jacket.
Responsibility: Michael Chabon.

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year * A Washington Post Book of the Year * An NPR Book of the Year * A Wall Street Journal Book of the Year * A Slate Book of the  Read more...
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`The product of a writer in full command of his novelistic faculties ... Not only probably Chabon's greatest, but an example of a piece of sustained writing that will be hard to see outdone in 2017' Read more...

 
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