The great believers

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PULITZER PRIZE FINALISTNATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTA NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE WINNERALA CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNERTHE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER Soon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler&;A page turner . . . An absorbing and emotionally riveting story about what it&;s like to live during times of crisis.&; &;The New York Times Book Review   A dazzling novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary ParisIn 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico&;s funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico&;s little sister.Thirty years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the devastating ways AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to find goodness in the midst of disaster.Named a Best Book of 2018 by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, The Seattle Times, Bustle, Newsday, AM New York, BookPage, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Lit Hub, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, New York Public Library and Chicago Public Library 
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subject_facetAIDS (Disease) -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1981-1990 -- Fiction
Art museums -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
Coming of age -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Families -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Sects -- France -- Fiction
title_displayThe great believers
title_fullThe Great Believers
The great believers / Rebecca Makkai
title_shortThe great believers
topic_facetAIDS (Disease)
Art museums
Brothers and sisters
Coming of age
Families
Fiction
Literature
Mothers and daughters
Sects