The Resource The snow queen, Michael Cunningham

The snow queen, Michael Cunningham

Label
The snow queen
Title
The snow queen
Statement of responsibility
Michael Cunningham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is suddenly and inexplicably inspired to look up at the sky, where he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. Although Barrett doesn't believe in visions - or in god, for that matter - he can't deny what he's seen. At the same time, in the not-quite-gentrified Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Beth, who's engaged to Barrett's older brother ,Tyler, is dying of colon cancer. Beth, Tyler, and Barrett have cobbled together a more or less happy home. Tyler, a struggling musician with a drug problem, is trying and failing to write a wedding song for his wife-to-be - something that will be not merely a sentimental ballad but an enduring expression of eternal love. Barrett, haunted by the light, turns unexpectedly to religion. Tyler grows increasingly convinced that only drugs can release his deepest creative powers. Beth tries to face mortality with as much courage and stoicism as she can summon. Cunningham follows the Meeks brothers as each turns down a decidedly different path in his search for transcendence
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cunningham, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers
  • Drug addiction
  • Cancer
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Domestic fiction
Label
The snow queen, Michael Cunningham
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
258 p.
Isbn
9780007557783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780007557783
Label
The snow queen, Michael Cunningham
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
258 p.
Isbn
9780007557783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780007557783

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