The Resource 4 3 2 1, Paul Auster

4 3 2 1, Paul Auster

Label
4 3 2 1
Title
4 3 2 1
Statement of responsibility
Paul Auster
Title variation
  • Four, three, two, one
  • 4321
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Paul Auster's greatest, most heartbreaking and satisfying novel -- a sweeping and surprising story of birthright and possibility, of love and of life itself: a masterpiece. Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous and independent fictional paths. Four identical Fergusons made of the same DNA, four boys who are the same boy, go on to lead four parallel and entirely different lives. Family fortunes diverge. Athletic skills and sex lives and friendships and intellectual passions contrast. Each Ferguson falls under the spell of the magnificent Amy Schneiderman, yet each Amy and each Ferguson have a relationship like no other. Meanwhile, readers will take in each Ferguson's pleasures and ache from each Ferguson's pains, as the mortal plot of each Ferguson's life rushes on. As inventive and dexterously constructed as anything Paul Auster has ever written, yet with a passion for realism and a great tenderness and fierce attachment to history and to life itself that readers have never seen from Auster before. 4 3 2 1 is a marvelous and unforgettably affecting tour de force."--
  • "A sweeping family saga (with a bit of a twist) about the life and loves of Archie Ferguson, a Jewish boy born to second-generation immigrants in the United States just after World War II"--
Summary
A single child born in 1947 experiences four parallel lifetimes poignantly marked by shifting family fortunes, athletic pursuits, friendships, sex, intellectual passions and the same intriguing woman
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10547847
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Auster, Paul
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3551.U77
LC item number
A615 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Jewish families
  • Family life
  • Jewish families
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
4 3 2 1, Paul Auster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ocn950448698
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
866 pages
Governing access note
LIMITED USE ITEM(S) : Use may be restricted to a CUB Libraries location. Patron will be contacted with details of use
Isbn
9780571324620
Lccn
2016020041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 99970406503
  • 13280979
System control number
(OCoLC)950448698
Label
4 3 2 1, Paul Auster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ocn950448698
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
866 pages
Governing access note
LIMITED USE ITEM(S) : Use may be restricted to a CUB Libraries location. Patron will be contacted with details of use
Isbn
9780571324620
Lccn
2016020041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 99970406503
  • 13280979
System control number
(OCoLC)950448698

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