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The goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE " The Goldfinch is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, The New York Times Book Review Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the underworld of art. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love--and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. The Goldfinch is a mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate.
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9780316055437
9781600247118
9781478952732
9780316239875
9780316248624
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9781600247118
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UG
Level 6.6, 49 Points
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Full title goldfinch
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display_description "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"--
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subject_facet Artists -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, American, Large type books, Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Self-realization -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, American, Young men -- Fiction
title_display The goldfinch
title_full The Goldfinch A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), The Goldfinch [text (large print)] / Donna Tartt, The goldfinch / Donna Tartt, The goldfinch [sound recording] / Donna Tartt
title_short The goldfinch
title_sub A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
topic_facet Artists, Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, American, Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Loss (Psychology), Self-realization, Suspense fiction, American, Young men
upc 9781600247118