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Broken sleep : an American dream, Bruce Bauman

Label
Broken sleep : an American dream
Title
Broken sleep
Title remainder
an American dream
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Bauman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Spanning 1940s to 2020s America, a Pynchon-esque saga about rock music, art, politics, and the elusive nature of love. Meet everyman Moses Teumer, whose recent diagnosis of an aggressive form of leukemia has sent him in search of a donor. When he discovers that the woman who raised him is not his biological mother, he must hunt down his birth parents and unspool the intertwined destinies of the Teumer and Savant families. Salome Savant, Moses's birth mother, is an avant-garde artist who has spent her life in and out of a mental health facility. Her son and Moses's half-brother, Alchemy Savant, the mercurial front man of the world-renowned rock band The Insatiables, abandons music to launch a political campaign to revolutionize 2020s America. And then there's Ambitious Mindswallow, aka Ricky McFinn, who journeys from juvenile delinquency in Queens to being The Insatiables' bassist and Alchemy's Sancho Panza. Bauman skillfully weaves the threads that intertwine these characters and the histories that divide them, creating a postmodern vision of America that is at once sweeping, irreverent, and heartbreaking"--
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10455410
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bauman, Bruce
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.A955
LC item number
B76 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Rock music
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American dream
Label
Broken sleep : an American dream, Bruce Bauman
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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
21 cm
Extent
642 pages
Isbn
9781590514481
Lccn
2015006100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 903284470
  • (OCoLC)903284470
Label
Broken sleep : an American dream, Bruce Bauman
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
21 cm
Extent
642 pages
Isbn
9781590514481
Lccn
2015006100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 903284470
  • (OCoLC)903284470

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