The golden house : a novel / Salman Rushdie.

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  • Author(s): Rushdie, Salman
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Information:
    New York : Random House, [2017]
  • Publication Date:
    2017
  • Physical Description:
    380 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publication Type:
    Book
  • Document Type:
    Fiction
  • Subject Terms:
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      First Edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "When the aristocratic Golden family moves into a self contained pocket of New York City, a park in Greenwich Village called "The Gardens," their past is an absolute mystery. They seem to be hiding in plain sight: Nero Golden, the powerful but shady patriarch, and his sons Petya, a high functioning autistic and recluse; Apu, the successful artist who may or may not be profound; and D, the enchanting youngest son whose gender confusion mirrors the confusion - and possibilities - of the world around him. And finally there is Vasilisa, the Russian beauty who seduces the patriarch to shape their American stories. Our fearless narrator is an aspiring filmmaker who decides the Golden family will be his subject. He gains the trust of this strange family, even as their secrets gradually unfold - love affairs and betrayals, questions of belonging and identity, a murder, an apocalyptic terror attack, a magical, stolen baby, all set against a whirling background in which an insane Presidential Candidate known as only The Joker grows stronger and stronger, and America itself grows mad. And yet The Golden House is a hopeful story, even an inspiring one - a story about the hope that surrounds, and is made brighter by, even the darkest of situations. Overflowing with inventiveness, humor, and a touch of magic, this is a full-throated celebration of human nature, a great American novel, a tale of exile wrapped in a murder mystery, a meditation on the nature of good and evil, a thrilling page turner, and a coming of age story for the ages"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • ISBN:
      9780399592805 (hardback)
      0399592806 (hardback)
    • Accession Number:
      2017031173
    • Accession Number:
      1001570894
    • Accession Number:
      ccp.1019930
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      RUSHDIE, S. The golden house : a novel. [s.l.] : Random House, 2017. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 jun. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Rushdie S. The Golden House : A Novel. Random House; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.1019930. Accessed June 18, 2019.
    • APA:
      Rushdie, S. (2017). The golden house : a novel. Random House. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.1019930
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Rushdie, Salman. 2017. The Golden House : A Novel. Random House. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.1019930.
    • Harvard:
      Rushdie, S. (2017) The golden house : a novel. Random House. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.1019930 (Accessed: 18 June 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Rushdie, S 2017, The golden house : a novel, Random House, viewed 18 June 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Rushdie, Salman. The Golden House : A Novel. Random House, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.1019930.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Rushdie, Salman. The Golden House : A Novel. Random House, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.1019930.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Rushdie S. The golden house : a novel [Internet]. Random House; 2017 [cited 2019 Jun 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.1019930