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The Resource Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter

Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter

Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel
Title
Beautiful ruins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jess Walter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters
Summary
The story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 ... and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later, featuring an Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet, the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10078927
Cataloging source
POT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walter, Jess
Dewey number
813/.54_a[Fic]_223
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Americans
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2013/12/04/beautiful-ruins-by-jess-walter/
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780061928123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 794856577
  • (OCoLC)794856577
Label
Beautiful ruins : a novel, Jess Walter
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2013/12/04/beautiful-ruins-by-jess-walter/
Publication
Copyright
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780061928123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 794856577
  • (OCoLC)794856577

Library Locations

    • James City County LibraryBorrow it
      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
    • Williamsburg LibraryBorrow it
      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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