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The Resource Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter

Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter

Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel
Title
Beautiful ruins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jess Walter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 ... and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later, featuring an Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet, the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant
  • "Beautiful Ruins is a glorious read for book lovers ... Jess Walter has quietly and expertly built a career over six novels that puts him at the forefront of great American writers. Beautiful Ruins is the emerald among the pearls."--Selections from a review by best-selling novelist Adriana Trigiani
Summary
The story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 ... and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later, featuring an Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet, the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
Biographical or historical data
A former National Book Award finalist and winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award, as of September 2015, Jess Walter is the author of six novels, one book of short stories and one nonfiction book. His work has been translated into 30 languages, and his essays, short fiction, criticism and journalism have been widely published, in Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, Harper's, Esquire, McSweeney's, Details and many others.
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10078927
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walter, Jess
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A4722834
LC item number
B43 2013
Literary form
novels
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Italy
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Actors
  • Americans
  • Man-woman relationship
Target audience
adult
Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter
Link
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/jess-walter/beautiful-ruins/?gclid=CjwKEAjw1MSvBRDj2IyP-o7PygsSJAC_6zoduehF4pINMJS4kTZ920GP_1d96993BqKIfBeThPpSlxoCfirw_wcB
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more
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
ocn795757290
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
337, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061928178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795757290
Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter
Link
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/jess-walter/beautiful-ruins/?gclid=CjwKEAjw1MSvBRDj2IyP-o7PygsSJAC_6zoduehF4pINMJS4kTZ920GP_1d96993BqKIfBeThPpSlxoCfirw_wcB
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more
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
ocn795757290
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
337, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061928178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795757290

Library Locations

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      515 N First Avenue, Stayton, OR, 97383, US
      44.799165 -122.794497
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