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The Resource The last word : a novel, Hanif Kureishi

The last word : a novel, Hanif Kureishi

Label
The last word : a novel
Title
The last word
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Hanif Kureishi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Mamoon Azam is an eminent Indian-born writer who has made a career in England--but now, in his early seventies, his reputation is fading, his book sales are nonexistent, and his flamboyant second wife's expensive habits are bleeding him dry. In an attempt to revitalize his career and reputation, Mamoon's publisher commissions Harry, an ambitious young writer, to pen the famous writer's biography. Honored and slightly intimidated, Harry promises himself that he will present an unbiased look at his literary hero--but Mamoon's publisher is after a more naked truth, a salacious tale of the author's life that will generate headlines. Meanwhile, Mamoon is less than cooperative. Vain, breathtakingly cynical, and cruelly manipulative, Mamoon turns out to have a hidden agenda of his own. Harry and Mamoon find themselves in a battle of wills, but which of them will have the last word? The ensuing struggle for dominance raises questions of love and desire, loyalty and betrayal, and the frailties of age versus the recklessness of youth. A poignant and brilliantly entertaining book, THE LAST WORD is a tale of youthful exuberance, as hilarious as it is moving, and is Kureishi's most important work to date"--
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Kureishi, Hanif
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6061.U68
LC item number
L37 2015
Literary form
fiction
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  • Authors
  • Biographers
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Label
The last word : a novel, Hanif Kureishi
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Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223112916292
  • 31223112877965
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781476779201
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014017753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20150320-054
System control number
  • 883147454
  • (OCoLC)883147454
Label
The last word : a novel, Hanif Kureishi
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223112916292
  • 31223112877965
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781476779201
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014017753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20150320-054
System control number
  • 883147454
  • (OCoLC)883147454

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