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Quichotte : a novel / Salman Rushdie.

Rushdie, Salman, (author.). Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616 Adaptation of (work): Don Quixote. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 42 of 52 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 4 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 52 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library F RUSHDIE (Text) 39493108513492 Adult New Fiction Available -
Hudson (Fontana) F RUSHDIE (Text) 39493108622822 Adult New Fiction Available -
Jackson County Public Library F RUSHDIE (Text) 39493108549116 Adult Fiction Available -
Macon County Public Library F QUICHOTTE (Text) 39493108565104 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/09/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593132982
  • ISBN: 059313298X
  • Physical Description: xii, 396 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2019]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Inspired by the Cervantes classic, Sam DuChamp, mediocre writer of spy thrillers, creates Quichotte, a courtly, addled salesman obsessed with television who falls in impossible love with a TV star. Together with his (imaginary) son Sancho, Quichotte sets off on a picaresque quest across America to prove worthy of her hand, gallantly braving the tragicomic perils of an age where "Anything-Can-Happen." Meanwhile, his creator, in a midlife crisis, has equally urgent challenges of his own. Just as Cervantes wrote Don Quixote to satirize the culture of his time, Rushdie takes the reader on a wild ride through a country on the verge of moral and spiritual collapse. And with the kind of storytelling magic that is the hallmark of Rushdie's work, the fully realized lives of DuChamp and Quichotte intertwine in a profoundly human quest for love and a wickedly entertaining portrait of an age in which fact is so often indiscernible from fiction.
Subject: Obsessive-compulsive disorder > Fiction.
Traveling sales personnel > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Television addiction > Fiction.
Midlife crisis > Fiction.
Novelists > Fiction.
United States > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Satirical fiction.
Magic realist fiction.

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