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The great believers : a novel, Rebecca Makkai

Label
The great believers : a novel
Title
The great believers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Makkai
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico's little sister. Thirty years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the devastating ways AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to find goodness in the midst of disaster
Cataloging source
CaOAUW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Makkai, Rebecca
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Paris (France)
Label
The great believers : a novel, Rebecca Makkai
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
421 pages
Isbn
9780735223523
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Consumer Health Collection
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031046204
  • (OAUW)290117
Label
The great believers : a novel, Rebecca Makkai
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
421 pages
Isbn
9780735223523
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Consumer Health Collection
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031046204
  • (OAUW)290117

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