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A short film about disappointment / Joshua Mattson.

Mattson, Joshua, (author.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch FICTION MATT (Text) 39391100314515 Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC MAT (Text) 37323005405652 FICTION Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Mattson (Text) 31208912590462 fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780525522843
  • Physical Description: 278 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, [2018]

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"An ingenious novel about art and revenge, insisting on your dreams and hitting on your doctor, told in the form of 80 movie reviews In near-future America, film critic Noah Body uploads his reviews to an underread content aggregator. His job is dreary routine: watch, seethe, pan. He dreams of making his own film, free of the hackery of commercial cinema. Faced with writing on lousy movies for a website that no one reads, Noah smuggles into his reviews depictions of his troubled life on the margins. Amid his movie reviews, we learn that his apartment in the vintage slum of Miniature Aleppo has been stripped of furniture after his wife ran off with his best friend--who Noah believes has possessed his body. He's in the middle of an escalating grudge match against a vending machine tycoon with a penchant for violence. And he's infatuated with a doctor who has diagnosed him with a "disease of thought." Exhausted by days spent watching flicks featuring monks with a passion for rock and roll and slashers featuring rampaging hairdressers, Noah is determined to create his own masterpiece: a filmed meditation on art-with-a-capital-A, written by, directed by, and starring himself"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Film critics > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Satire.
Genre: Satirical literature.
Epistolary fiction.

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