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The war for Gloria, Atticus Lish

Label
The war for Gloria
Title
The war for Gloria
Statement of responsibility
Atticus Lish
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of the PEN/Faulkner winning debut novel Preparation for the Next Life--a searing, tender, haunting story about fathers and sons, sons and mothers, and a young boy's struggle to become a man. Corey Goltz is fifteen years old when his mother, Gloria, is diagnosed with ALS. Estranged from his father, and increasingly responsible for meeting both his mother's needs and his own, Corey is determined to be the hero Gloria needs --at any cost. But when his father Leonard re-enters the picture, Corey's beliefs--about honor and love, duty and devotion, and the uses and misuses of power--are sorely tested. Charismatic and cruel, Leonard is a man of outsize influence and dubious moral character, a man whose neglect of his wife and son amounts to a kind of barbarism. The closer Corey gets to understanding his father's role in their family, the closer he comes to unmasking a violence that is beyond even his worst imaginings. Set against the backdrop of a small town in Massachusetts in the early 2000s, where the working class world collides with the professional and academic worlds of nearby Boston and Cambridge, The War For Gloria tells the story of a young man straddling childhood and adulthood, whose yearning to protect his mother requires him to dismantle the myth of--and possibly destroy--his father. A gripping, indelible work from a fearless new voice in American fiction"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lish, Atticus
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.I827
LC item number
W37 2021
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Fathers and sons
  • Abusive men
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Abusive men
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Fathers and sons
  • Mothers and sons
Target audience
adult
Label
The war for Gloria, Atticus Lish
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi Book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1227837197
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
441 pages
Isbn
9781524732325
Lccn
2020057124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1227837197
Label
The war for Gloria, Atticus Lish
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi Book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1227837197
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
441 pages
Isbn
9781524732325
Lccn
2020057124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1227837197

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