The Resource The public burning, Robert Coover, (downloadable ebook.)

The public burning, Robert Coover, (downloadable ebook.)

Label
The public burning
Title
The public burning
Statement of responsibility
Robert Coover
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A controversial best-seller in 1977, The Public Burning has since emerged as one of the most influential novels of our time. The first major work of contemporary fiction ever to use living historical figures as characters, the novel reimagines the three fateful days in 1953 that culminated with the execution of alleged atomic spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Vice-President Richard Nixon - the voraciously ambitious bad boy of the Eisenhower regime - is the dominant narrator in an enormous cast that includes Betty Crocker, Joe McCarthy, the Marx Brothers, Walter Winchell, Uncle Sam, his adversary The Phantom, and Time magazine incarnated as the National Poet Laureate. All of these and thousands more converge in Times Square for the carnivalesque auto-da-fe at which the Rosenbergs are put to death. And not a person present escapes implication in Cold War America's ruthless "public burning."
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TEFOD
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Coover, Robert
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Label
The public burning, Robert Coover, (downloadable ebook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2159366
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
E1F3AD8C-D419-492B-B5AC-BFF86207A2FC
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781941088883
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E1F3AD8C-D419-492B-B5AC-BFF86207A2FC
System details
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The public burning, Robert Coover, (downloadable ebook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2159366
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
E1F3AD8C-D419-492B-B5AC-BFF86207A2FC
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781941088883
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E1F3AD8C-D419-492B-B5AC-BFF86207A2FC
System details
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web

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