skip to content
The hundred-year house Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The hundred-year house

Author: Rebecca Makkai
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"A dazzlingly original new novel from the acclaimed author of The Borrower. Now, Makkai returns with an ingenious novel set on an historic estate that once housed an arts colony. Doug, the husband of the estate's heir, desperately needs the colony files to get his stalled academic career back on track. But what he discovers when he finally gets his hands on them is more than he bargained for. Doug may never learn  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Relationships
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Makkai
ISBN: 9780525426684 052542668X 9780434023431 0434023434
OCLC Number: 861478903
Description: 338 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Rebecca Makkai.

Abstract:

"A dazzlingly original new novel from the acclaimed author of The Borrower. Now, Makkai returns with an ingenious novel set on an historic estate that once housed an arts colony. Doug, the husband of the estate's heir, desperately needs the colony files to get his stalled academic career back on track. But what he discovers when he finally gets his hands on them is more than he bargained for. Doug may never learn the house's secrets, but the reader will, as Makkai leads us on a thrilling journey into the past of this eccentric family"--

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/861478903> # The hundred-year house
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "861478903" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/fiction_literary> ; # FICTION / Literary
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/college_teachers> ; # College teachers
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901271> ; # Eccentrics and eccentricities
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/fiction_general> ; # FICTION / General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/fiction_historical> ; # FICTION / Historical
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868114> ; # College teachers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/eccentrics_and_eccentricities> ; # Eccentrics and eccentricities
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/family_secrets> ; # Family secrets
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817549> ; # Artist colonies
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/artist_colonies> ; # Artist colonies
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1737651> ; # Family secrets
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/160742544> ; # Rebecca Makkai
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description ""A dazzlingly original new novel from the acclaimed author of The Borrower. Now, Makkai returns with an ingenious novel set on an historic estate that once housed an arts colony. Doug, the husband of the estate's heir, desperately needs the colony files to get his stalled academic career back on track. But what he discovers when he finally gets his hands on them is more than he bargained for. Doug may never learn the house's secrets, but the reader will, as Makkai leads us on a thrilling journey into the past of this eccentric family"--"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1854087646> ;
    schema:genre "Relationships"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The hundred-year house"@en ;
    schema:productID "861478903" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780525426684> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780434023431> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/861478903> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/fiction_general> # FICTION / General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "FICTION / General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/fiction_historical> # FICTION / Historical
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "FICTION / Historical"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1854087646#Topic/fiction_literary> # FICTION / Literary
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "FICTION / Literary"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1737651> # Family secrets
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Family secrets"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817549> # Artist colonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Artist colonies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868114> # College teachers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "College teachers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901271> # Eccentrics and eccentricities
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Eccentrics and eccentricities"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/160742544> # Rebecca Makkai
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Makkai" ;
    schema:givenName "Rebecca" ;
    schema:name "Rebecca Makkai" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780434023431>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0434023434" ;
    schema:isbn "9780434023431" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780525426684>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "hardback" ;
    schema:isbn "052542668X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780525426684" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.