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The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay : a novel / Michael Chabon.

Chabon, Michael, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F CHA (Text) 32604000211859 DCTPLD AD Fiction Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library FIC CHABON (Text) 71561000138466 Fiction Available -
Newton Co PL - Morocco Community Library FIC CHABON (Text) 71561000138439 NWPLMFiction Available -
Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library FIC CHABON (Text) 71561000138429 NWPLRFiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC CHABON, MICHAEL (Text) 33946003239246 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780812983586
  • ISBN: 0812983580
  • Physical Description: 684 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 2012 Random House trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: New York : Random House, c2000. With additional material.
Summary, etc.: In 1939 New York City, Joe Kavalier, a refugee from Hitler's Prague, joins forces with his Brooklyn-born cousin, Sammy Clay, to create comic-book superheroes inspired by their own fantasies, fears, and dreams.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > Authorship > Fiction.
Heroes in mass media > Fiction.
Czech Americans > Fiction.
Young men > Fiction.
Cartoonists > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Bildungsromans.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    In 1939 New York City, Joe Kavalier, a refugee from Hitler's Prague, joins forces with his Brooklyn-born cousin, Sammy Clay, to create comic-book superheroes inspired by their own fantasies, fears, and dreams.
  • Random House, Inc.
    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
     
    The beloved, award-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a Michael Chabon masterwork, is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay. Now with special bonus material by Michael Chabon.
     
    A “towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book” (Newsweek), hailed as Chabon’s “magnum opus” (The New York Review of Books), The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a triumph of originality, imagination, and storytelling, an exuberant, irresistible novel that begins in New York City in 1939. A young escape artist and budding magician named Joe Kavalier arrives on the doorstep of his cousin, Sammy Clay. While the long shadow of Hitler falls across Europe, America is happily in thrall to the Golden Age of comic books, and in a distant corner of Brooklyn, Sammy is looking for a way to cash in on the craze. He finds the ideal partner in the aloof, artistically gifted Joe, and together they embark on an adventure that takes them deep into the heart of Manhattan, and the heart of old-fashioned American ambition. From the shared fears, dreams, and desires of two teenage boys, they spin comic book tales of the heroic, fascist-fighting Escapist and the beautiful, mysterious Luna Moth, otherworldly mistress of the night. Climbing from the streets of Brooklyn to the top of the Empire State Building, Joe and Sammy carve out lives, and careers, as vivid as cyan and magenta ink. Spanning continents and eras, this superb book by one of America’s finest writers remains one of the defining novels of our modern American age.
     
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
     
    Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Times Book Prize
     
    Winner of the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award and the New York Society Library Book Award
     
    Named one of the 10 Best Books of the Decade by Entertainment Weekly

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