Moonglow

Moonglow Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece a novel of truth and lies family le

  • Title: Moonglow
  • Author: Michael Chabon
  • ISBN: 9780062225559
  • Page: 387
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure and the forces that work to destroy usIn 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon traFollowing on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure and the forces that work to destroy usIn 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon traveled to his mother s home in Oakland, California to visit his terminally ill grandfather Tongue loosened by powerful painkillers, memory stirred by the imminence of death, Chabon s grandfather shared recollections and told stories the younger man had never heard before, uncovering bits and pieces of a history long buried and forgotten That dreamlike week of revelations forms the basis for the novel Moonglow, the latest feat of legerdemain in the ongoing magic act that is the art of Michael Chabon Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession, made to his grandson, of a man the narrator refers to only as my grandfather It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and desire and ordinary love, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American technological accomplishment at mid century and, above all, of the destructive impact and the creative power of the keeping of secrets and the telling of lies A gripping, poignant, tragicomic, scrupulously researched and wholly imaginary

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