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The age of dreaming [electronic resource]. Nina Revoyr.

Revoyr, Nina. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781936070176 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2008.

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Summary, etc.: "The Age of Dreaming is a masterpiece of the sort that doesn't just seduce the reader—it leaves you transformed. Nina Revoyr deserves to be counted among the top ranks of novelists at work today."—Jerry Stahl, author of I, Fatty"This is a riveting, wise, and gorgeous novel."—Mary Yukari Waters"Brilliant and original. . . . The carefully restrained voice of its narrator recalls Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day."—Alison Lurie, Pulitzer Prize winnerJun Nakayama was a silent film star in the early days of Hollywood, but by 1964, he is living in complete obscurity—until a young writer, Nick Bellinger, reveals that he has written a screenplay with Nakayama in mind. Jun is intrigued by the possibility of returning to movies, but he begins to worry that someone might delve too deeply into the past and uncover the events that led to the abrupt end of his career in 1922. These events include the changing racial...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Akashic Books, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1721 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2213 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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