The Resource American decameron, Mark Dunn

American decameron, Mark Dunn

Label
American decameron
Title
American decameron
Statement of responsibility
Mark Dunn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the award-winning and highly acclaimed author of Ella Minnow Pea comes Mark Dunn's most ambitious novel to date. American Decameron tells one hundred stories, each taking place in a different year of the 20th century. A girl in Galveston is born on the eve of a great storm and the dawn of the 20th century. Survivors of the Lusitania are accidentally reunited in the North Atlantic. A member of the Bonus Army find himself face to face with General MacArthur. A failed writer attempts to end his life on the Golden Gate Bridge until an unexpected heroine comes to his rescue, and on the doorstep of a new millennium, as the clock strikes twelve, the stage is set for a stunning denouement as the American century converges upon itself in a Greenwich nursing home, tying together all of the previous tales and the last one hundred years. Zany and affecting, deeply moving and wildly hilarious, American Decameron is one America's most powerful voices at the top its game.--Amazon
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dunn, Mark
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American decameron, Mark Dunn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Contains one story for each year from 1901 to 2000
Control code
ocn781678793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
713 p.
Isbn
9781849821636
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)781678793
Label
American decameron, Mark Dunn
Publication
Note
Contains one story for each year from 1901 to 2000
Control code
ocn781678793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
713 p.
Isbn
9781849821636
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)781678793

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