The Resource The Dakota winters, Tom Barbash

The Dakota winters, Tom Barbash

Label
The Dakota winters
Title
The Dakota winters
Statement of responsibility
Tom Barbash
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's the fall of 1979 when 23-year-old Anton Winter, back from the Peace Corps and on the mend from a nasty bout of malaria, returns to his childhood home in the Dakota in New York City. Anton's father, the famous late-night host Buddy Winter is there to greet him, himself recovering from a breakdown. Before long Anton is swept up in an effort to reignite Buddy's stalled career, a mission that takes him from the gritty streets of New York, to the slopes of the Lake Placid Olympics, to the Hollywood Hills, to the blue waters of the Bermuda Triangle, and brings him into close quarters with the likes of Johnny Carson, Ted and Joan Kennedy, and a seagoing John Lennon. But the more Anton finds himself enmeshed in his father's professional and spiritual reinvention, the more he questions his own path, and fissures in the Winter family begin to threaten their close bond
Summary
Returning to his childhood home in 1979 New York's famed Dakota apartments, a former Peace Corps volunteer is swept up in a raucous celebrity effort to reignite his late-night host father's stalled career.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10745332
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barbash, Tom
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dakota, The (New York, N.Y.)
  • Young men
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Families
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Dakota winters, Tom Barbash
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
326 pages
Isbn
9781471128394
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The Dakota winters, Tom Barbash
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
326 pages
Isbn
9781471128394
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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