Quichotte : a novel / Salman Rushdie.
- 42 of 52 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
- 3 of 4 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.
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|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|
- ISBN: 9780593132982
- ISBN: 059313298X
- Physical Description: xii, 396 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Random House, 
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.
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