The Resource The last word, Hanif Kureishi, (electronic resource)

The last word, Hanif Kureishi, (electronic resource)

Label
The last word
Title
The last word
Statement of responsibility
Hanif Kureishi
Creator
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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kureishi, Hanif
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6061.U68
LC item number
L37 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors
  • Biographers
  • Intergenerational relations
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Humorous
  • FICTION / Satire
Label
The last word, Hanif Kureishi, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476779225
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a9477280-7e32-490b-b7b5-28e16040a49b
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903692665
Label
The last word, Hanif Kureishi, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476779225
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a9477280-7e32-490b-b7b5-28e16040a49b
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903692665

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