The Resource A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits

A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits

Label
A weekend in New York
Title
A weekend in New York
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Markovits
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Paul Essinger is a mid-ranking tennis professional on the ATP tour. His girlfriend Dana is an ex-model and photographer, and the mother of their two-year-old son, Cal. Together they form a tableau of the contented upper-middle-class New York family. But summer storms are blowing through Manhattan, and Paul's parents have come to stay in the build-up to the US Open. Over the course of the weekend, several generations of domestic tension are brought to boiling point. What does it mean to be a family? To be an individual? And how do we deal with the responsibilities these roles impose upon us? A Weekend In New York intertwines the politics of the household and the state to forge a luminous national portrait on a deceptively local scale. Recalling some of America's most celebrated novelists - this is John Updike's Rabbit for a new generation - Benjamin Markovits' writing reminds us of the heights that social realism can reach."--
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Markovits, Benjamin
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Tennis players
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780571350087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1080929139
  • 1925753
  • (OCoLC)on1080929139
  • 1925753
Label
A weekend in New York, Benjamin Markovits
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780571350087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1080929139
  • 1925753
  • (OCoLC)on1080929139
  • 1925753

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