The Resource A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits

A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits

Label
A weekend in New York
Title
A weekend in New York
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Markovits
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ben Markovits' ambitious new fictional tetralogy immerses us in the lives of an upper-middle-class New York family, the Essingers, over multiple generations. In A Weekend In New York, the brilliant first novel in the quartet, Markovits vividly charts the experiences of mid-ranking tennis professional Paul Essinger at the ATP Tour and US Open. In stylishly compelling prose, Markovits interweaves the insular domesticity of family life with the sweeping forces shaping American society to create a deeply intimate yet uncompromisingly political portrait of America
Summary
Paul Essinger is a mid-ranking tennis professional on the ATP tour. His girlfriend Dana is an ex-model and photographer, and the mother of their two-year-old son, Cal. Together they form a tableau of the contented upper-middle-class New York family. But summer storms are blowing through Manhattan, and Paul's parents have come to stay in the build-up to the US Open. Over the course of the weekend, several generations of domestic tension are brought to boiling point..
Theme
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10665477
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markovits, Benjamin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780571348503
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780571348503
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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