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Fates and furies, Lauren Groff

Label
Fates and furies
Title
Fates and furies
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Groff
Title variation
Fates & furies
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Author
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, an exhilarating novel about marriage, creativity, art, and perception. Fates and Furies is a literary masterpiece that defies expectation. A dazzling examination of a marriage, it is also a portrait of creative partnership written by one of the best writers of her generation. Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At the core of this rich, expansive, layered novel, Lauren Groff presents the story of one such marriage over the course of twenty-four years. At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but with an electric thrill we understand that things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed. With stunning revelations and multiple threads, and in prose that is vibrantly alive and original, Groff delivers a deeply satisfying novel about love, art, creativity, and power that is unlike anything that has come before it. Profound, surprising, propulsive, and emotionally riveting, it stirs both the mind and the heart"--
Summary
Fates and Furies is a modern portrait of marriage. Lotto Satterwhite is the center, the hub around which all the characters revolve in the first half of the book. In the second half of the book, the lens turns to Lotto’s wife Mathilde, and her side of the lopsided partnership gives us a totally different view. Groff is a master of language. It’s not a gentle read. But it’s magnificent. -- Kelly Currie for LibraryReads
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Fiction, 2016.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435091
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R6344
LC item number
F38 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Fates and furies, Lauren Groff
Link
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5749732
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9781594634475
Lccn
2015013565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900623942
  • (OCoLC)900623942
Label
Fates and furies, Lauren Groff
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5749732
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9781594634475
Lccn
2015013565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900623942
  • (OCoLC)900623942

Library Locations

    • Perry Branch LibraryBorrow it
      1201 Washington Street, Perry, GA, 31069, US
      32.461021 -83.733818
    • Nola Brantley Memorial Library / Warner RobinsBorrow it
      721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, GA, 31093, US
      32.6189 -83.607292
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