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A fortunate age, Joanna Rakoff

Label
A fortunate age
Title
A fortunate age
Statement of responsibility
Joanna Rakoff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This novel details the lives of a group of Oberlin graduates whose ambitions and friendships threaten to unravel as they chase their dreams, shed their youth, and build their lives in Brooklyn during the late 1990s and the turn of the twenty-first century. There's Lil, a would-be scholar whose marriage to an egotistical writer initially brings the group back together (and ultimately drives it apart); Beth, who struggles to let go of her old beau Dave, a onetime piano prodigy trapped by his own insecurity; Emily, an actor perpetually on the verge of success - and starvation - who grapples with her jealousy of Tal, whose acting career has taken off. At the centre of their orbit is wry, charismatic Sadie Peregrine, who coolly observes her friends' mistakes but can't quite manage to avoid making her own. As they begin their careers, marry, and have children, they must navigate the shifting dynamics of their friendships and of the world around them.."--Publisher
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
A fortunate age, Joanna Rakoff
Label
A fortunate age, Joanna Rakoff
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York: Scribner, 2009
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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
15996041
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
503 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781408862391
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3353221
  • (OCoLC)910977440
  • (AuCNLKIN)000054933002

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