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An odyssey : a father, a son, and an epic / Daniel Mendelsohn.

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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 920 MEN (Text) 33187004260168 Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 306.8742 MENDELSO (Text) 37500004419053 New Items Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 921 MEND (Text) 39391006841637 Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 306.8742 MEN (Text) 34330513153461 Adult - New Books Checked out 10/10/2017
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 MEN (Text) 37323005317717 NEW-BKS Checked out 10/07/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Mendelsohn (Text) 31208912544691 new non-fiction Reshelving -
Starke Co PL - Koontz Lake Branch (Walkerton) 921 MEN (Text) 30141010067367 NEW ADULT Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385350594
  • ISBN: 0385350597
  • Physical Description: 306 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Proem (invocation): 1964-2011 -- Telemachy (education): January-February 2011 -- Apologoi (adventures): March-June -- Nostos (homecoming): April -- Anagnorisis (recognition): May -- Sêma (the sign): April 6, 2012.
Summary, etc.: Presents the story of a father and son's transformative shared journey in reading in the wake of the father's late-in-life enrollment in his son's undergraduate seminar, where the two engaged in debates over how to interpret Homer's classic masterpiece.
Subject: Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam, 1960-
Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character) > Influence.
Homer. Odyssey > Influence.
Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam, 1960- > Travel > Mediterranean Region.
Mendelsohn, Jay, 1929-2012 > Travel > Mediterranean Region.
Fathers and sons > United States > Biography.
Fathers > United States > Death.

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