Loon Lake: a novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression. A late-summer night finds him alone and shivering beside a railroad track in the Adirondack mountains when a private railcar passes. Brightly lit windows reveal well-dressed men at a table and, in another compartment, a beautiful girl holding up a white dress before her naked form. Joe will follow the track to the mysterious estate at Loon Lake, where he finds the girl along with a tycoon, an aviatrix, a drunken poet, and a covey of gangsters. Here Joe’s fate will play out in this powerful story of ambition, aggression, and identity. Loon Lake is another stunning achievement of this acclaimed author.

“Powerful . . . [a] complex and haunting meditation on modern American history.”
–The New York Times

“A genuine thriller . . . a marvelous exploration of the complexities and contradictions of the American dream . . . Not under any circumstances would we reveal the truly shattering climax.”
The Dallas Morning News

“A dazzling performance . . . [Loon Lake] anatomizes America with insight, passion, and inventiveness.”
–The Washington Post Book World

“Hypnotic . . . tantalizes long after it has ended.”
–Time

“Compelling . . . brilliantly done.”
–St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“A masterpiece.”
–Chicago Sun-Times
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780812978216
9780307762986
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID54c3f589-50ce-b68b-40b4-39df4e189966
Grouping Titleloon lake
Grouping Authore l doctorow
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2022-09-29 04:41:12AM
Last Indexed2022-09-29 05:07:09AM

Solr Fields

accelerated_reader_point_value
0
accelerated_reader_reading_level
0
author
Doctorow, E. L., 1931-2015
author_display
Doctorow, E. L.
available_at_addison
Addison Public Library
Online OverDrive Collection
collection_addison
Adults
detailed_location_addison
2nd Floor- Adult Books
Online OverDrive Collection
display_description
The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression. A late-summer night finds him alone and shivering beside a railroad track in the Adirondack mountains when a private railcar passes.
format_addison
Book
eBook
format_category_addison
Books
eBook
id
54c3f589-50ce-b68b-40b4-39df4e189966
isbn
9780307762986
9780812978216
itype_addison
Fiction
last_indexed
2022-09-29T10:07:09.305Z
lexile_score
-1
literary_form
Fiction
literary_form_full
Fiction
local_callnumber_addison
FIC DOCTOROW E.
Online OverDrive
owning_library_addison
Addison Public Library
Addison Public Library Online
owning_location_addison
Addison Public Library
Online OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn
9780812978216
publishDate
2007
2010
publisher
Random House Publishing Group
Random House Trade Paperbacks
recordtype
grouped_work
subject_facet
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Depressions -- Fiction
Experimental fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Young men -- Fiction
title_display
Loon Lake : a novel
title_full
Loon Lake : a novel / E.L. Doctorow
Loon Lake A Novel
title_short
Loon Lake
title_sub
a novel
topic_facet
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Depressions
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literature
Young men

Solr Details Tables

item_details

Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent URLDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocation
ils:.b22453556.i148617442nd Floor- Adult BooksFIC DOCTOROW E.1falsefalseCheck ShelfJul 03, 2021afic
overdrive:a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b8051Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveAvailable Online
overdrive:a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b805-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook1falsetrueOverDriveAvailable Online

record_details

Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
ils:.b22453556BookBooksRandom House Trade paperback edEnglishRandom House Trade Paperbacks2007258 pages ; 21 cm.
overdrive:a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b805eBookeBookEnglishRandom House Publishing Group2010

scoping_details_addison

Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b22453556.i14861744On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 20, 21
overdrive:a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b8051Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
overdrive:a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b805-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse