The Resource To rise again at a decent hour : a novel, Joshua Ferris

To rise again at a decent hour : a novel, Joshua Ferris

Label
To rise again at a decent hour : a novel
Title
To rise again at a decent hour
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Ferris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • After noticing his identity has been stolen and used to create various social media accounts, a man with a troubled past, Paul O'Rourke, begins to wonder if his virtual alter ego is actually a better version of himself
  • "Paul O'Rourke is a man made of contradictions: he loves the world, but doesn't know how to live in it. He's a Luddite addicted to his iPhone, a dentist with a nicotine habit, a rabid Red Sox fan devastated by their victories, and an atheist not quite willing to let go of God. Then someone begins to impersonate Paul online, and he watches in horror as a website, a Facebook page, and a Twitter account are created in his name. What begins as an outrageous violation of his privacy soon becomes something more soul-frightening: the possibility that the online "Paul" might be a better version of the real thing. As Paul's quest to learn why his identity has been stolen deepens, he is forced to confront his troubled past and his uncertain future in a life disturbingly split between the real and the virtual. At once laugh-out-loud funny about the absurdities of the modern world, and indelibly profound about the eternal questions of the meaning of life, love and truth, TO RISE AGAIN AT A DECENT HOUR is a deeply moving and constantly surprising tour de force" --
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferris, Joshua
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.E774
LC item number
T64 2014eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Online identity theft
  • Self-doubt
  • Identity (Psychology)
Label
To rise again at a decent hour : a novel, Joshua Ferris
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0AE6C965-8821-4ADF-92A9-B1B90AB824C7
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn879288840
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316329156
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0AE6C965-8821-4ADF-92A9-B1B90AB824C7
System control number
(OCoLC)879288840
Label
To rise again at a decent hour : a novel, Joshua Ferris
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0AE6C965-8821-4ADF-92A9-B1B90AB824C7
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn879288840
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316329156
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0AE6C965-8821-4ADF-92A9-B1B90AB824C7
System control number
(OCoLC)879288840

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