The Resource Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, by Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett, (electronic resource)

Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, by Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett, (electronic resource)

Label
Summer house with swimming pool : a novel
Title
Summer house with swimming pool
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
-- New York TimeWhen a medical procedure goes horribly wrong and famous actor Ralph Meier winds up dead, Dr. Marc Schlosser needs to come up with some answers. After all, reputation is everything in this business. Personally, he's not exactly upset that Ralph is gone, but as a high profile doctor to the stars, Marc can't hide from the truth forever. It all started the previous summer. Marc, his wife, and their two beautiful teenage daughters agreed to spend a week at the Meier's extravagant summer home on the Mediterranean. Joined by Ralph and his striking wife Judith, her mother, and film director Stanley Forbes and his much younger girlfriend, the large group settles in for days of sunshine, wine tasting, and trips to the beach. But when a violent incident disrupts the idyll, darker motivations are revealed, and suddenly no one can be trusted. As the ultimate holiday soon turns into a nightmare, the circumstances surrounding Ralph's later death begin to reveal the disturbing reality behind that summer's tragedy. Featuring the razor-sharp humor and acute psychological insight that made The Dinner is a controversial, thought-provoking novel that showcases Herman Koch at his finest
Member of
Cataloging source
HQD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koch, Herman
Dewey number
839.313/64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT5881.21.O25
LC item number
Z6613 2014eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Garrett, Sam
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physicians
  • Medical ethics
  • Psychological
  • Family Life
  • Literary
  • FICTION / General
Label
Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, by Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DA4A8D14-20C0-4D32-ABAC-005662847A7A
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804138826
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
da4a8d14-20c0-4d32-abac-005662847a7a
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)879648770
Label
Summer house with swimming pool : a novel, by Herman Koch ; translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DA4A8D14-20C0-4D32-ABAC-005662847A7A
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804138826
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
da4a8d14-20c0-4d32-abac-005662847a7a
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)879648770

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