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LEADER 00000cam  2200433Ii 4500 
001    962183525 
003    OCoLC 
005    20170131125547.0 
008    161107t20162016nyua          000 f eng d 
019    921864690|a961307509 
020    9780062225559|q(hardcover) 
020    0062225553|q(hardcover) 
035    (OCoLC)962183525|z(OCoLC)921864690|z(OCoLC)961307509 
049    OTCC 
050  4 PS3553.H15|bM96 2016 
082 04 813/.54|223 
090    PZ4.C4226|bMoo 2016 
100 1  Chabon, Michael,|eauthor. 
245 10 Moonglow :|ba novel /|cMichael Chabon. 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York, NY :|bHarper, an imprint of 
264  4 |c©2016. 
300    430 pages :|billustration ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
520    "Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession of a man the 
       narrator refers to only as 'my grandfather.' It is a tale 
       of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and marriage and 
       desire, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the 
       shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American 
       technological accomplishment at midcentury, and, above all,
       of the destructive impact--and the creative power--of 
       keeping secrets and telling lies. It is a portrait of the 
       difficult but passionate love between the narrator's 
       grandfather and his grandmother, an enigmatic woman broken
       by her experience growing up in war-torn France. It is 
       also a tour de force of speculative autobiography in which
       Chabon devises and reveals a secret history of his own 
       imagination.  From the Jewish slums of prewar South 
       Philadelphia to the invasion of Germany, from a Florida 
       retirement village to the penal utopia of New York's 
       Wallkill prison, from the heyday of the space program to 
       the twilight of the "American Century," the novel revisits
       an entire era through a single life and collapses a 
       lifetime into a single week. A lie that tells the truth, a
       work of fictional nonfiction, an autobiography wrapped in 
       a novel disguised as a memoir, Moonglow is Chabon at his 
       most moving and inventive."--|cProvided by publisher. 
650  0 Terminally ill|vFiction. 
650  0 Grandparent and child|vFiction. 
650  0 Space race|vFiction. 
650  0 Family secrets|vFiction. 
655  7 Domestic fiction.|2lcgft 
655  7 Domestic fiction.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01726589. 
655  7 Fiction.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423787.