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The Resource Undone : a novel, John Colapinto

Undone : a novel, John Colapinto

Label
Undone : a novel
Title
Undone
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Colapinto
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Already hailed and persecuted for its perverse humor and wildly wicked sensibility, Undone is the tour-de-force black comedy by International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Nominee John Colapinto. In modern day America, Dez is a former lawyer and teacher - an ephebophile with a proclivity for teenage girls, hiding out in a trailer park with his latest conquest, Chloe. Having been in and out of courtrooms (and therapists' offices) for a number of years, Dez is adrift, at odds with a society that persecutes him over his desires. From his couch one afternoon, Dez watches an interview with Jasper Ulrickson, a doting father and loving husband whose heartrending memoir, Lessons from My Daughter, has become a national bestseller. The memoir chronicles his journey with his wife, Pauline, who suffered a stroke giving birth to their only child and has been in a locked-in state ever since. Espousing their deep connection and chaste marriage, Jasper's selfless devotion to his wife has made him one of the most popular and admired men in America. So Dez sets out to do what any red-blooded American would do: destroy Ulrickson by using Chloe to pose as the famous author's long-lost daughter, infiltrate his family, seduce him, and, when"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Colapinto, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Authors
  • Fame
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Impersonation
Label
Undone : a novel, John Colapinto
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn946092213
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Soft Skull Press edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781593766429
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015045987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)946092213
Label
Undone : a novel, John Colapinto
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn946092213
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Soft Skull Press edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781593766429
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015045987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)946092213

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