A little life: a novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(11)
4 star
 
(3)
3 star
 
(4)
2 star
 
(1)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest places fiction has ever traveled and yet somehow improbably breaks through into the light. Truly an amazement--and a great gift for its readers. When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring act∨ JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success, and pride. Yet their greatest challenge, each comes to realize, is Jude himself, by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood, and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that he'll not only be unable to overcome--but that will define his life forever. In rich and resplendent prose, Yanagihara has fashioned a tragic and transcendent hymn to brotherly love, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark examination of the tyranny of memory and the limits of human endurance.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780804172707
9781511363792
9780385539265
9780385539258
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 16e6dcef-a09f-ceba-090c-dac5f27f911b
Grouping Title little life
Grouping Author yanagihara hanya
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-10-17 11:17:01AM
Last Indexed 2019-10-17 11:16:33AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Wyman, Oliver,
author Yanagihara, Hanya,
author2-role Wyman, Oliver,narrator.
author_display Yanagihara, Hanya
available_at_school Antioch High
Hume-Fogg Magnet High
collection_school Fiction
detailed_location_school Antioch High - Teen Fiction
Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction
display_description "When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition ... Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success, and pride. Yet their greatest challenge, each comes to realize, is [their center of gravity] Jude, ... by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood, and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that he'll not only be unable to overcome--but that will define his life forever"--Amazon.com.
format_category_school Audio Books
Books
eBook
format_school Book
CD audio book
eBook
id 16e6dcef-a09f-ceba-090c-dac5f27f911b
isbn 9780385539258
9780385539265
9780804172707
9781511363792
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:091aaab9-71fb-4bd4-a93d-c1877c75f382 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 15 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Available Online
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105634 Bellevue - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf BL
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105659 Madison - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf MA
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105675 Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false Checked Out EP
ils:CARL0000457802 A02072074 Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction F YAN 1 false false On Shelf 69450
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105691 Main Library - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf MN
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048153955 Green Hills - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false Checked Out GH
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048231983 Main Library - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf MN
ils:CARL0000457802 QQ00226800 Antioch High - Teen Fiction F YAN 1 false false On Shelf 60110
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105667 Richland Park - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf RP
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048153930 East - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false Checked Out EA
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048153922 Donelson - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false Checked Out DO
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105642 Hermitage - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf HM
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105683 Green Hills - Adult Fiction Fiction Yanagih 1 false false Checked Out GH
ils:CARL0000477104 35192092200876 Main Library - Adult Audiobook CD AUDIO Fiction Yanagih 1 false false Checked Out MN
ils:CARL0000477104 35192092200850 Green Hills - Adult Audiobook CD AUDIO Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf GH
ils:CARL0000477104 35192092200868 Hermitage - Adult Audiobook CD AUDIO Fiction Yanagih 1 false false On Shelf HM
itype_school
Book
CD audio book
last_indexed 2019-10-17T16:16:33.187Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_school F YAN
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Antioch High
Hume-Fogg Magnet High
primary_isbn 9780804172707
publishDate 2015
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:091aaab9-71fb-4bd4-a93d-c1877c75f382 eBook eBook English Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015
ils:CARL0000457802 Book Books First edition. English Doubleday, [2015] 720 pages ; 25 cm.
ils:CARL0000477104 CD audio book Audio Books Unabridged. English Brilliance Audio, Inc., [2015] 26 audio discs (approximately 33 hrs.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:091aaab9-71fb-4bd4-a93d-c1877c75f382 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105634 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105659 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105675 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 A02072074 On Shelf On Shelf false true false false false true
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105691 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048153955 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048231983 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 QQ00226800 On Shelf On Shelf false true false false false true
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105667 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048153930 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192048153922 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105642 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000457802 35192047105683 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000477104 35192092200876 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000477104 35192092200850 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000477104 35192092200868 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
subject_facet Audiobooks
Bildungsromans
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction
Male friendship -- Fiction
Memory -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
title_display A little life : a novel
title_full A Little Life A Novel
A little life : a novel / Hanya Yanagihara
title_short A little life :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks
Bildungsromans
Dysfunctional families
Fiction
Literature
Male friendship
Memory