RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 855491725 LA English T1 The goldfinch A1 Tartt, Donna., YR 2013 SN 9780316055437 0316055433 9780316239875 0316239879 9780316242370 0316242373 AB "The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power. It is a story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the enormous power of art"--Provided by publisher.