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Mr. Bones : twenty stories
Mr. Bones : twenty stories
Theroux, Paul2014
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A family watches, horrified, as their patriarch transforms into the wise-cracking lead of an old-timey minstrel show. An art collector gleefully destroys his most valuable pieces. A young artist devotes himself to a wealthy, malicious gossip, knowing that it's just a matter of time before she turns on him. Paul Theroux explores the tenuous leadership of the elite and the surprising revenge of the overlooked. He shows us humanity possessed, consumed by its own desires, always with his carefully honed eye and the subtle idiosyncrasies that bring his characters to life.
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London : Hamish Hamilton, 2014.London : Hamish Hamilton, 2014.
Collation:
359 pages ; 24 cm
Notes:
Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
ISBN:
9780241146743 (hbk)
Dewey class:
813.54
Language:
English
BRN:
1591896
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