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The Resource My mother's son : a novel, David Hirshberg

My mother's son : a novel, David Hirshberg

Label
My mother's son : a novel
Title
My mother's son
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Hirshberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hirshberg's debut novel packs both emotional punch and a vivid portrait of Jewish American life in post-WWII Boston. . . . Readers will find connections here to Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000) and to Saul Bellow's classic The Adventures of Augie March (1953)." Booklist (American Library Association), starred review "This amazing mosaic of fact and fiction will hold readers in its grip from the first to last page." Library Journal, starred review Gold Medal Winner, 2018 Independent Press Awards, Best Regional Fiction My Mother's Son, the meticulously-crafted debut novel from David Hirshberg, is a story told by a radio raconteur revisiting his past in post-World War II Boston, the playground and battleground for two brothers whose lives are transformed by discoveries they never could have imagined. From the opening line of the book, "When you're a kid, they don't always tell you the truth," the stage is set for this riveting coming-of-age story that plays out against the backdrop of the Korean War, the aftermath of the Holocaust, the polio epidemic, the relocation of a baseball team, and the shenanigans of politicians and businessmen. Hirshberg deftly weaves together events, characters, and clues and creates a rich tapestry of betrayal, persecution, death, loyalty, and unconditional love that resonates with today's America
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
-1913
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hirshberg, David
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.I7697
LC item number
M96 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Radio talk show hosts
  • Boston (Mass.)
Label
My mother's son : a novel, David Hirshberg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1008763375
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 357 pages
Isbn
9781941493229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781941493229
  • (OCoLC)1008763375
Label
My mother's son : a novel, David Hirshberg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1008763375
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 357 pages
Isbn
9781941493229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781941493229
  • (OCoLC)1008763375

Library Locations

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      42.6961299 -71.1263305
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