Loon Lake: A Novel
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
Random House Publishing Group 2010
ISBN:
9780307762986
Status:
Available from OverDrive
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
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
09/22/2010
Language:
English
ASIN:
B0042JSNXQ
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

E.L. Doctorow. (2010). Loon Lake: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

E.L. Doctorow. 2010. Loon Lake: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

E.L. Doctorow, Loon Lake: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

E.L. Doctorow. Loon Lake: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group, 2010. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection11
Addison Public Library00
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
54c3f589-50ce-b68b-40b4-39df4e189966
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Sep 19, 2018 17:20:38
Date Updated:
Dec 06, 2020 04:52:20
Last Metadata Check:
Jun 20, 2021 05:12:32
Last Metadata Change:
Apr 10, 2021 13:10:58
Last Availability Check:
Jun 20, 2021 05:12:35
Last Availability Change:
Feb 27, 2021 14:26:34
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Jun 25, 2021 04:51:32

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0111-1/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0111-1/A53/0CD/1A/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0111-1/A53/0CD/1A/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307762986
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 41527
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B0042JSNXQ
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 41527
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307762986
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 41527
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 0812978218
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: E.L. Doctorow
title
Loon Lake
dateAdded
2011-07-15T12:15:49.07-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=112&titleID=460698
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: eMediaLibrary (IL)
          • id: 1107
sortTitle
Loon Lake A Novel
crossRefId
460698
subtitle
A Novel
id
a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b805
starRating
3.3

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: LoonLakeANovel9780307762986
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 2613293
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307762986
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 41527
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 0
            • type: Printing
            • value: 0
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 0
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 09/22/2010
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0111-1/A53/0CD/1A/LoonLakeANovel9780307762986.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: LoonLakeANovel9780307762986
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B0042JSNXQ
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 41527
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 09/22/2010
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0111-1/A53/0CD/1A/LoonLakeANovel9780307762986.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: LoonLakeANovel9780307762986
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780307762986
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 41527
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 09/22/2010
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-epub-adobe
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0111-1/A53/0CD/1A/LoonLakeANovel9780307762986.epub
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
keywords
      • value: historic fiction
      • value: literary fiction
      • value: Great Depression
      • value: Historical
      • value: Sagas
      • value: historical novel
      • value: Fiction
      • value: novels
      • value: Saga
      • value: American
      • value: 20th Century
      • value: Historical Fiction
      • value: Genre Fiction
      • value: Drama
      • value: New York
      • value: literature
      • value: Alternate History
      • value: fiction books
      • value: historical saga
      • value: historical novels
      • value: historical fiction book
      • value: historical drama
      • value: history books
      • value: literary historical fiction
      • value: historical books
      • value: historical fiction novels
      • value: historical fiction books
      • value: books about history
      • value: national book award finalists
      • value: books historical fiction
      • value: historical sagas
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Doctorow, E.L.
      • bioText: E. L. Doctorow's works of fiction include Welcome to Hard Times, The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, Loon Lake, World's Fair, Billy Bathgate, The Waterworks, City of God, The March, Homer & Langley, and Andrew's Brain. Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. In 2009 he was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, honoring a writer's lifetime achievement in fiction, and in 2012 he won the PEN/ Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, given to an author whose "scale of achievement over a sustained career places him in the highest rank of American literature." In 2013 the American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded him the Gold Medal for Fiction. In 2014 he was honored with the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

      • name: E.L. Doctorow
imprint
Random House
publishDate
2010-09-22T00:00:00-04:00
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Loon Lake
fullDescription
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
popularity
79
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BhgAAAA2-/products/a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b805/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
a530cd1a-6282-4918-ad6f-4d7a1de2b805
starRating
3.1
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0111-1/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0111-1/A53/0CD/1A/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0111-1/A53/0CD/1A/{A530CD1A-6282-4918-AD6F-4D7A1DE2B805}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Fiction
      • value: Literature
      • value: Historical Fiction
publishDateText
09/22/2010
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 0812978218
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription

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...

sortTitle
Loon Lake A Novel
crossRefId
460698
subtitle
A Novel
publisher
Random House Publishing Group