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The Resource Any resemblance to actual persons : a novel, Kevin Allardice

Any resemblance to actual persons : a novel, Kevin Allardice

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Any resemblance to actual persons : a novel
Title
Any resemblance to actual persons
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Allardice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Paul McWeeney's older sister writes a book accusing their late father of committing the gruesome Black Dahlia murder, based on memories her new therapist has helped her recover, or imagine, he sits down to write a cease and desist letter to the publishers. Paul hopes to refute his sister's claims about their father's role in the infamous 1947 murder, arguing for his own divergent memory of their Hollywood childhood by way of defending their father's name and legacy. But the letter begins to take on a life of its own, and Paul, a failed novelist and community college writing instructor, soon finds himself on an obsessive, elliptical exploration of both his family's history and his own conflicted memory, which begins to absorb his daily life and threaten his relationships with those closest to him. The letter becomes not the intended refutation but rather a disturbing and wildly comical psychological self-portrait of a man caught between increasingly unstable versions of the past --
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Writing style
Character
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10219137
Cataloging source
DLC
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Allardice, Kevin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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Memory
Label
Any resemblance to actual persons : a novel, Kevin Allardice
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781619021976
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2013014414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2013014414
  • DLC
Label
Any resemblance to actual persons : a novel, Kevin Allardice
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781619021976
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2013014414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2013014414
  • DLC

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