The great believers
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York, New York : Viking, [2018].
ISBN
9780735223523, 0735223521, 9780735223530
Status
Oak Brook Public Library - Fiction
MAKKAI
Description
Loading Description...
Also in this Series
Checking series information...
Copies
LocationCall NumberStatus
Oak Brook Public Library - FictionMAKKAIOn Shelf
LocationCall NumberStatus
Acorn Public Library District - StacksFIC MAKKAI, R.Checked out
Batavia Public Library District - Adult FictionFIC Makkai, RebeccaChecked out
Bedford Park Public Library District - StacksF MAKKAIOn Shelf
Beecher Community Library District - StacksF MAKOn Shelf
Bensenville Community Public Library District - FictionMAKKAIChecked out
Show All Copies
More Like This
Loading more titles like this title...
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Format
Book
Physical Desc
421 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English

Notes

Description
"A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed and award-winning author Rebecca Makkai In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico's little sister. Thirty years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the devastating ways AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to find goodness in the midst of disaster"--,Provided by publisher.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Makkai, R. (2018). The great believers. New York, New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Makkai, Rebecca. 2018. The Great Believers. New York, New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Makkai, Rebecca, The Great Believers. New York, New York: Viking, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Makkai, Rebecca. The Great Believers. New York, New York: Viking, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Loading Staff View.