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Being there

Author: Jerzy Kosinski
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [Berkeley, California] : Publishers Group West, [1999] [1999] ©1970
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Grove Press editionView all editions and formats
"The story of Chauncey Gardiner - Chance, an enigmatic but distinguished man who emerges from nowhere to become an heir to the throne of a Wall Street tycoon, a presidential policy adviser, and a media icon. Truly 'a man without qualities,' Chance's straightforward responses to popular concerns are heralded as visionary. But though everyone is quoting him, no one is sure what he's really saying. And filling in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Satire
Humorous fiction
Satirical literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991.
Being there.
New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, [1999]
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerzy Kosinski
ISBN: 0802136346 9780802136343
OCLC Number: 40632778
Notes: "First published by Harcourt Brace Jonanovich, Inc. Published simultaneously in Canada." -- Title page verso.
Description: 142 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jerzy Kosinski.
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Tells the tale of Chauncey "Chance" Gardiner, who appears out of nowhere to become the heir to the empire of a Wall Street tycoon, a presidential policy adviser, and a media mogul.  Read more...


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