The Resource Forest dark, Nicole Krauss

Forest dark, Nicole Krauss

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Forest dark
Title
Forest dark
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Nicole Krauss
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Language
eng
Summary
Giving away all of his personal possessions after retiring, a once-ambitious man embarks on a journey to honor his parents in Israel, where a blocked writer is drawn into a mystery that alters her life in unimaginable ways
Summary
Jules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for sixty-eight years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis. In the wake of his parents’ deaths, his divorce from his wife of more than thirty years, and his retirement from the New York legal firm where he was a partner, he’s felt an irresistible need to give away his possessions, alarming his children and perplexing the executor of his estate. With the last of his wealth, he travels to Israel, with a nebulous plan to do something to honor his parents. In Tel Aviv, he is sidetracked by a charismatic American rabbi planning a reunion for the descendants of King David who insists that Epstein is part of that storied dynastic line.
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Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2017
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10571434
Cataloging source
BT
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Krauss, Nicole
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Self-realization
  • Midlife crisis
  • Divorced men
  • Women authors
  • Separated women
  • Large type books
  • Tel Aviv (Israel)
Target audience
adult
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Forest dark, Nicole Krauss
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 382 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062688125
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Forest dark, Nicole Krauss
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 382 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062688125
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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