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FIC CHA
Edition
First edition.
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286 pages ; 21 cm
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"J.D. Salinger, the mysterious author of The Catcher in the Rye, is remembered today as a litigious misanthrope who disowned his daughter. Jerome Charyn's Sergeant Salinger is a young WWII draftee assigned to the Counter Intelligence Corps, a band of secret soldiers who trained with the British. A rifleman and an interrogator, he witnessed all the horrors of the war--from the landing on D-Day to the relentless hand-to-hand combat in the hedgerows of Normandy, to the Battle of the Bulge, and finally to the first Allied entry into a Bavarian death camp, where corpses were piled like cordwood. After the war, interned in a Nuremberg psychiatric clinic, Salinger was bewitched by a suspected Nazi informant. They married, but not long after he brought her home to New York, the marriage collapsed. Maladjusted to civilian life, he lived like a 'spook', with invisible stripes on his shoulder and the ghosts of the murdered inside his head. Grounded in biographical fact and reimagined as only Charyn could, this is an astonishing portrait of a devastated young man on his way to becoming the mythical figure behind a novel that has marked generations."-- Provided by publisher.
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Title
Sgt Salinger
ISBN/ISSN
9781942658825 (hardcover)
9781942658740 (pbk.)
1942658745 (pbk.)
1942658826 (hardcover)
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CD YA FIC SUM
Edition
Unabridged.
Descript.
8 audio discs (approximately 600 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Repackaged by Midwest Tape.
Title from web page.
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Read by Therese Plummer and Emily Shaffer.
Note
Compact discs.
Summary
Lo Denham is used to being on her own. After her parents died, Lo's sister, Bea, joined The Unity Project, leaving Lo with an aunt. Thanks to its charitable work and community outreach, The Unity Project has won the hearts and minds of most in the Upstate New York region, but Lo knows there's more to them than meets the eye. She's spent the last six years of her life trying, and failing, to prove it. When a man tells Lo The Unity Project killed his son, Lo sees the perfect opportunity to expose the group. When her investigation puts her in the direct path of its charismatic and mysterious leader, Lev Warren, he proposes a deal: if she can prove the worst about The Unity Project, she may expose them. If she can't, she must finally leave them alone. But as Lo delves deeper into The Project, it upends everything she thought she knew about her sister, herself, cults, and the world around her; to the point she can no longer tell what's real or true.
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Genre
Alt Author
Plummer, Thérèse, narrator.
Shaffer, Emily, narrator.
ISBN/ISSN
9781250790231
09781250790231
Call #
FIC LEN
Descript.
231 pages ; 21 cm
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"A heady, inventive, fantastical novel about the nature of memory and the difficulty of confronting trauma. An unnamed woman checks into a guesthouse in a mysterious district known only as the Subdivision. The guesthouse's owners, Clara and the Judge, are welcoming and helpful, if oddly preoccupied by the perpetually baffling jigsaw puzzle in the living room. With little more than a hand-drawn map and vague memories of her troubled past, the narrator ventures out in search of a job, an apartment, and a fresh start in life. Accompanied by an unusually assertive digital assistant named Cylvia, the narrator is drawn deeper into an increasingly strange, surreal, and threatening world, which reveals itself to her through a series of darkly comic encounters reminiscent of Gulliver's Travels. A lovelorn truck driver . . . a mysterious child . . . a watchful crow. A cryptic birthday party. A baffling physics experiment in a defunct office tower where some calamity once happened. Through it all, the narrator is tempted and manipulated by the bakemono, a shape-shifting demon who poses a distinctly terrifying danger. Harrowing, meticulous, and deranged, Subdivision is a brilliant maze of a novel. With the narrative intensity and mordant humor familiar to readers of Broken River, J. Robert Lennon continues his exploration of the mysteries of perception and memory."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9781644450482 (paperback)
1644450488 (paperback)
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