The Resource Midnight in a perfect life, Michael Collins

Midnight in a perfect life, Michael Collins

Label
Midnight in a perfect life
Title
Midnight in a perfect life
Statement of responsibility
Michael Collins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Karl is a troubled writer standing on the precipice of forty. After a degree of success in his early career he is now battling with what he terms his 'opus', his legacy to the world. But his partner Lori, the main breadwinner, is also thinking about her destiny and wants a child. As they embark on fertility treatment, Karl is forced to confront his deepest fear - that he will turn out to be like his father, a travelling salesman who was found dead after apparently committing murder when Karl was just thirteen. Unbeknown to Lori, Karl has already taken loans out against their house to pay for his mother's care home, and his freelance work, ghosting for a crime writer called Perry Fennimore, has dried up. As the treatment progresses, Karl feels increasingly distanced from his relationship and the safety of home, and attracted to the shadowlands of Chicago's backstreets. When Fennimore re-emerges with a proposal, Karl begins to tap this new source of creativity - but just how far will he go in his pursuit of the ultimate story?
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053
Literary form
novels
Midnight in a perfect life, Michael Collins
Label
Midnight in a perfect life, Michael Collins
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
528960
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
262 pages
Isbn
9780297859888
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP528960
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  • (OCoLC)477259053

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