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Love, dishonor, marry, die, cherish, perish : a novel /

by Rakoff, David.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Doubleday, c2013Description: 113 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780385535212 (hc).Subject(s): Humanity -- Fiction | Life -- Fiction | Generosity -- Fiction | Cruelty -- Fiction | Life change events -- Fiction | Gift of New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013 by Anatolia Trustee Serge Hadji-Mihaloglou, March 2014 | Novels in verseAwards: ΝΥΤ 100 Notable Books of 2013Summary: The characters' lives are linked to each other by acts of generosity or cruelty. A daughter in early 20th century Chicago; a hobo during the Great Depression; an office girl in 1950s Manhattan; the young man reveling in 1960s San Francisco, then later tends to dying friends as the AIDS pandemic hits; as the new century opens, a man who has lost his way finds a measure of peace in a photograph he discovers in an old box-an image of pure and simple joy that unites the themes of this work List(s) this item appears in: ACT/Bissell Fall 2017
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The characters' lives are linked to each other by acts of generosity or cruelty. A daughter in early 20th century Chicago; a hobo during the Great Depression; an office girl in 1950s Manhattan; the young man reveling in 1960s San Francisco, then later tends to dying friends as the AIDS pandemic hits; as the new century opens, a man who has lost his way finds a measure of peace in a photograph he discovers in an old box-an image of pure and simple joy that unites the themes of this work

ΝΥΤ 100 Notable Books of 2013

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