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The Resource Landfall, Thomas Mallon

Landfall, Thomas Mallon

Label
Landfall
Title
Landfall
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Mallon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From "a master of the historical novel" (Newsweek), whose fiction "unfolds with the urgency of a thriller" (The New Yorker), the tumultuous--at once witty and sad--chronicle of George W. Bush's second term, as his aspirations toward greatness are thrown into upheaval by the twin catastrophes of Iraq and Katrina. Landfall has at its center a president whose high-speed shifts between charm and petulance, resoluteness and self-pity, continually energize and mystify those around him--including his acerbic and crafty mother, former First Lady Barbara Bush; the desperately correct but occasionally unbuttoned Condoleezza Rice; the gnomic and manipulative Donald Rumsfeld; and the caustic observer Ann Richards (Bush's predecessor as governor of Texas). A gallery of political and media figures, from the widowed Nancy Reagan to the philandering John Edwards to the brilliantly contrarian Christopher Hitchens, bring the novel and the era to life. The story is deepened and driven by two West Texans: Ross Weatherall and Allison O'Connor, whose destinies have been affixed to Bush's since they were teenagers in the 1970s; a true believer and skeptic who end up exchanging ideological places in a romantic and political drama that unfolds in locations from New Orleans to Baghdad, and during the parties, press conferences and state funerals of Washington, D. C. Landfall is the culmination of a contemporary epic whose previous volumes (Watergate and Finale) have been repeatedly singled out as outstanding novels of the years in which they appeared
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mallon, Thomas
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A43157
LC item number
L36 2019
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bush, George W.
  • Bush, George W.
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • FICTION / Historical / General
Label
Landfall, Thomas Mallon
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 473 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101871065
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EB610D11-0CC2-4351-B9E0-CE42E1803E95
System control number
  • on1086608919
  • (OCoLC)1086608919
Label
Landfall, Thomas Mallon
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 473 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101871065
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EB610D11-0CC2-4351-B9E0-CE42E1803E95
System control number
  • on1086608919
  • (OCoLC)1086608919

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