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The Resource The nix : a novel, Nathan Hill

The nix : a novel, Nathan Hill

Label
The nix : a novel
Title
The nix
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nathan Hill
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a hilarious and deeply touching debut novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own. Meet Samuel Andresen-Anderson: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of an online video game. He hasn't seen his mother, Faye, since she walked out when he was a child. But then one day there she is, all over the news, throwing rocks at a presidential candidate. The media paints Faye as a militant radical with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother never left her small Iowa town. Which version of his mother is the true one? Determined to solve the puzzle--and finally have something to deliver to his publisher--Samuel decides to capitalize on his mother's new fame by writing a tell-all biography, a book that will savage her intimately, publicly. But first, he has to locate her and second, to talk to her without bursting into tears. As Samuel begins to excavate her history, the story moves from the rural Midwest of the 1960s to New York City during the Great Recession and Occupy Wall Street movement to the infamous riots at the 1968 Chicago Democratic National Convention, and finally to Norway, home of the mysterious Nix that his mother told him about as a child. And in these places, Samuel will unexpectedly find that he has to rethink everything he ever knew about his mother--a woman with an epic story of her own, a story she kept hidden from the world
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1975-
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Hill, Nathan
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3608.I436
LC item number
N59 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Ari Fliakos
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Fliakos, Ari
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  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Humorous
  • Family secrets
  • Mothers and sons
  • Self-realization
  • Family secrets
  • Mothers and sons
  • Self-realization
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The nix : a novel, Nathan Hill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
17 audio discs (21 hr., 40 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780147523266
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780147523266
Publisher number
60bp9a
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn952324627
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The nix : a novel, Nathan Hill
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
17 audio discs (21 hr., 40 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780147523266
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780147523266
Publisher number
60bp9a
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn952324627
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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