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The Resource Inside story : a novel, Martin Amis

Inside story : a novel, Martin Amis

Label
Inside story : a novel
Title
Inside story
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Martin Amis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From one of the most highly acclaimed writers at work today: his most intimate and epic work yet--an autobiographical novel of sex and love, family and friendship. Inside Story had its birth in the death of Martin Amis's closest friend, the incomparableChristopher Hitchens, and it is within that profound and sprawling friendship that the novel unfurls. From their early days as young magazine staffers in London, reviewing romantic entanglements and the latest literary gossip (not to mention ideas, books,and where to lunch), Hitchens was Martin's wingman and adviser, especially in the matter of the alluringly amoral Phoebe Phelps--an obsession Martin must somehow put behind him if he is ever to find love, marriage, a plausible run at happiness. Other significant figures competing as Martin's main influencers are his father, Kingsley, his hero Saul Bellow, the weirdly self-finessing poet Philip Larkin, and significant literary women from Iris Murdoch to Elizabeth Jane Howard. Moving among these greats toset his own path, Martin's quest is a tender, witty exploration of the hardest questions: how to live, how to grieve, and how to die. Along the way, he surveys the horrors of the twentieth century, and the still-unfolding impact of the 9/11 attacks on thetwenty-first--and considers what all of this has taught him about how to be a writer. The result is a love letter to life--and to the people in his life--that achieves a new level of confidentiality with his readers, giving us the previously unseen portrait of his extraordinary world"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Amis, Martin
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
Inside story : a novel, Martin Amis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0026653663
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9780593318294
Lccn
2020021012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Inside story : a novel, Martin Amis
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0026653663
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9780593318294
Lccn
2020021012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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