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The Resource There must be some mistake : a novel, Frederick Barthelme

There must be some mistake : a novel, Frederick Barthelme

Label
There must be some mistake : a novel
Title
There must be some mistake
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Frederick Barthelme
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wallace Webster lives alone in Kemah, Texas, at Forgetful Bay, a condo development where residents are passing away at an alarming rate. As he monitors events in the neighborhood, Wallace keeps in touch with his ex-wife, his grown daughter, a former coworker for whom he has much-averted eyes, and a somewhat exotic resident with whom he commences an offbeat affair that begins with his being locked in an Airstream trailer attached to the roof of her restaurant. He sifts through the curious accidents that plague his neighbors, all the while reflecting on his past and shortening future. Required to ponder his own mortality, he wonders if "settling for" something less than he aspired to is a kind of cowardice, or just good sense
Summary
"Wallace Webster lives alone in Kemah, Texas, at Forgetful Bay, a condo development where residents are passing away at an alarming rate. As he monitors events in the neighborhood, Wallace keeps in touch with his ex-wife, his grown daughter, a former coworker for whom he has much-averted eyes, and a somewhat exotic resident with whom he commences an offbeat affair that begins with his being locked in an Airstream trailer attached to the roof of her restaurant. He sifts through the curious accidents that plague his neighbors, all the while reflecting on his past and shortening future. Required to ponder his own mortality, he wonders if "settling for" something less than he aspired to is a kind of cowardice, or just good sense."--Dust jacket
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10358783
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barthelme, Frederick
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neighbors
  • Kemah (Tex.)
Target audience
adult
Label
There must be some mistake : a novel, Frederick Barthelme
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
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780316231244
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870199608
Label
There must be some mistake : a novel, Frederick Barthelme
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
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780316231244
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870199608

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