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The Resource The last flight of Poxl West : a novel, Daniel Torday

The last flight of Poxl West : a novel, Daniel Torday

Label
The last flight of Poxl West : a novel
Title
The last flight of Poxl West
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Torday
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"All his life, Elijah Goldstein has idolized his charismatic Uncle Poxl. Intensely magnetic, cultured and brilliant, Poxl takes Elijah under his wing, introducing him to opera and art and literature. But when Poxl publishes a memoir of how he was forced to leave his home north of Prague at the start of WWII and then avenged the deaths of his parents by flying RAF bombers over Germany during the war, killing thousands of German citizens, Elijah watches as the carefully constructed world his uncle has created begins to unravel. As Elijah discovers the darker truth of Poxl's past, he comes to understand that the fearless war hero he always revered is in fact a broken and devastated man who suffered unimaginable losses from which he has never recovered. Daniel Torday's debut novel, The Last Flight of Poxl West, beautifully weaves together what it means to be a family in the shadow of war-- to love, to lose, and to heal"--
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Torday, Daniel
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.O58747
LC item number
L37 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Families
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Jewish
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Families
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Veterans
Label
The last flight of Poxl West : a novel, Daniel Torday
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/684/9781250051684/image/lgcover.9781250051684.jpg
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1573494
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781250051684
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1573494
  • (OCoLC)876349622
Label
The last flight of Poxl West : a novel, Daniel Torday
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/684/9781250051684/image/lgcover.9781250051684.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1573494
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781250051684
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1573494
  • (OCoLC)876349622

Library Locations

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