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How the dead dream : a novel

Author: Lydia Millet
Publisher: Berkeley [CA] : Counterpoint, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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General Adult. T. is a young Los Angeles real estate developer consumed by power and political ambitions. His orderly, upwardly mobile life is thrown into chaos by the sudden appearance of his nutty mother, whos been deserted by T.s now out-of-the-closet father. After his mothers suicide attempt and two other deaths, T. finds himself increasingly estranged from his latest project: a retirement community in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Millet, Lydia, 1968-
How the dead dream.
Berkeley [CA] : Counterpoint, c2008
(OCoLC)608422455
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Millet
ISBN: 9781593761844 1593761848 9780434018406 0434018406
OCLC Number: 166802539
Description: 244 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Lydia Millet.

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General Adult. T. is a young Los Angeles real estate developer consumed by power and political ambitions. His orderly, upwardly mobile life is thrown into chaos by the sudden appearance of his nutty mother, whos been deserted by T.s now out-of-the-closet father. After his mothers suicide attempt and two other deaths, T. finds himself increasingly estranged from his latest project: a retirement community in the middle of the California desert. As he juggles family, business, and social responsibilities, T. begins to nurture a curious obsession with vanishing species. Soon hes living a double life, building sprawling subdivisions by day and breaking into zoos at night to be near the animals.

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