Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

The goldfinch, Donna Tartt

Summary
"The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of art"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Boy with a skull -- the anatomy lesson -- park avenue -- morphine lollipop -- badr al-dine -- wind, sand and stars -- the-shop-behind-the-shop -- the-shop-behind-the-shop, continued -- everything of possibility -- the idiot -- the gentleman's canal -- the rendezvous point
Language
eng
Literary Form
novels
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
771 pages, 25 cm
Isbn
9780349139630

Library Locations

  • Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

    147 Park Street, North Reading, MA, 01864, US
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