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The goldfinch /

by Tartt, Donna.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013Edition: 1st ed.Description: 771 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781408704943.Subject(s): Young men -- Fiction | Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction | Artists -- Fiction | Self-realization -- Fiction | ╬Łew York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013 | Gift of Serge Hadji-Mihaloglou, March 2014 | Suspense fictionSubject: 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, This book 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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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, This book 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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