Loonglow

by Helen Eisenbach

Publisher: Warner Books Inc (Mm)

Written in English
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Open LibraryOL9522344M
ISBN 100446356751
ISBN 109780446356756
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  Michael Chabon’s new book is described on the title page as “a novel,” in an author’s note as a “memoir” and in the acknowledgments as a “pack of lies.”.   Moonglow A Novel (Book): Chabon, Michael: Baker & TaylorA tale inspired by long-buried family history imparts the deathbed revelation of an ancestor's involvement in a mail-order novelty company famed for ads in midth-century periodicals and the family's experiences around World War II and the space program in culturally divided regions of America.   The book has its high points--the treatment of Chabon's grandmother's mental illness and eventual hospitalization, the fascination with rockets and excitement of the Apollo missions, and the anger that America's advances in aerospace came with the help of a Nazi scientist--but Moonglow fails to generate any consistent rhythm or coherence. Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession of a man the narrator refers to only as "my grandfather." It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and marriage and desire, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American technological accomplishment at midcentury, and, above all Price: $

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Michael Chabon plays with memories and the memoir form in his new book, Moonglow, which is billed as a novel. The Chabonic narrator is helping to take care of his taciturn grandfather as he lays dying.

The meds have loosened his tongue and his grandson is happy in this one sense: his grandfather is talking at last.4/4().

Michael Chabon plays with memories and the memoir form in his new book, Moonglow, which is billed as a novel. The Chabonic narrator is helping to take care of his taciturn grandfather as he lays dying. The meds have loosened his tongue and his grandson is happy in this one sense: his grandfather is talking at last/5().

Moonglow is a wondrous book that celebrates the power of family bonds and the slipperiness of memory. Chabon suggests that it was written as an act of rebellion against his upbringing.

Keeping secrets was the family business, he says, but it /5(K). With New York City as its glittering backdrop, Loonglow explores the exhilarating and heartbreaking turns that life delivers to both the victors and the victims of : Helen Eisenbach. Helen Eisenbach writes comedies for both screen and stage and has published two books, the novel  Loonglow  and the slyly optimistic how-to Lesbianism Made Easy.5/5(2).

Loonglow book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Life in the big city brings unexpected success and reveals startling truths /5(3). A lie that tells the truth, a work of fictional nonfiction, an autobiography wrapped in a novel disguised as a memoir, Moonglow is Chabon at his most moving and inventive.

Chapter 1 This is how I heard the story. When Alger Hiss got out of prison, he had a hard time finding a job. Moonglow is a book that seeks to challenge the primacy of facts, the reality fetishism that sees every film plastered with “based on a true story”.

“Everything you’ve been telling me is true. Moonglow is a novel presented as a memoir, in which the narrator (a fictionalized version of the author) recounts the lives of his grandfather and Loonglow book.

The book is structured as a series of nonlinear anecdotes, most of which are presented in a frame narrative concerning the grandfather’s last days before dying of bone cancer in Following on the heels of his New York Times—bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize—winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us.

Infresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon /5(). Moonglow is a novel about faith in storytelling itself.

Moonglow prisms through a single life the desires and despair of the Greatest Generation, whose small steps and giant leaps continue to shape us all. Moonglow is a movingly bittersweet novel that balances wonder with lamentation. Best Book of the YearBrand: HarperCollins Publishers.

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Michael Chabon’s Moonglow is a New York Times bestseller and highly acclaimed novel. It tells the winding story of a man’s deathbed confessions. It tells. A lie that tells the truth, a work of fictional nonfiction, an autobiography wrapped in a novel disguised as a memoir, Moonglow is Chabon at his most moving and inventive.

Moonglow Overview. Moonglow is a novel presented in the form of a memoir. The narrator is a fictionalized version of the author, and the frame story entails the narrator’s grandfather recounting his life story in his final days. The scope of the novel stretches from the grandfather’s boyhood in the s to the year of his death, MOONGLOW.

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Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. “Moonglow,” Michael Chabon’s new novel, blends elements of fiction and memoir.

Moonglow by Michael Chabon review – a novel posing as a family memoir Chabon is uncharacteristically serious as he presents stories about his grandparents Philip Hensher.

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Read This Excerpt From Michael Chabon's New Novel "Moonglow" Moonglow is a book inspired by the stories Chabon’s own grandfather told him before he died. In this exclusive excerpt, the narrator recounts a yarn about meeting a prostitute with tuberculosis, a beard, and a strange appeal.

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Welcome to Moonglow Cove, Texas, a place where your neighbors know your name and the gentle waves of the Gulf of Mexico lap lazily against the sands. “Moonglow,” which comes out this week, is Chabon’s “first faux-memoir novel,” as he put it.

The book takes place in The narrator’s grandfather is Author: Cody Delistraty.A gripping, poignant, tragicomic, scrupulously researched, and wholly imaginary transcript of a life that spanned the dark heart of the 20th century, Moonglow is also a tour de force of speculative history in which Chabon attempts to reconstruct the mysterious origins and fate of Chabon Scientific Co., an authentic mail-order novelty company whose ads for scale models of human .