The Resource True love : a novel, Sarah Gerard

True love : a novel, Sarah Gerard

Label
True love : a novel
Title
True love
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Gerard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of today's most provocative literary writers--the author of the critically-acclaimed Sunshine State and the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award finalist Binary Star--captures the confused state of modern romance and the egos that inflate it in a dark comedy about a woman's search for acceptance, identity, and financial security in the rise of Trump. Nina is a struggling writer, a college drop-out, a liar, and a cheater. More than anything she wants love. She deserves it. From the burned-out suburbs of Florida to the anonymous squalor of New York City, she eats through an incestuous cast of characters in search of it: her mother, a narcissistic lesbian living in a nudist polycule; Odessa, a single mom with even worse taste in men than Nina; Seth, an artist whose latest show is comprised of three Tupperware containers full of trash; Brian, whose roller-coaster affair with Nina is the most stable 'relationship' in his life; and Aaron, an aspiring filmmaker living at home with his parents, with whom Nina begins to write her magnum opus. Nina's quest for fulfillment is at once darkly comedic, acerbically acute, and painfully human--a scathing critique of contemporary society, and a tender examination of our anguished yearning for connection in an era defined by detachment."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CNWPU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerard, Sarah
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Self-realization in women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Women authors
  • United States
Label
True love : a novel, Sarah Gerard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780062937438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1148420728
  • 703795
  • (OCoLC)1148420728
Label
True love : a novel, Sarah Gerard
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780062937438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1148420728
  • 703795
  • (OCoLC)1148420728

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