The Resource After the blue hour: : a true fiction, John Rechy, (ebook)

After the blue hour: : a true fiction, John Rechy, (ebook)

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After the blue hour: : a true fiction
Title
After the blue hour:
Title remainder
a true fiction
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John Rechy
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Language
eng
Summary
John Rechy's first novel, City of Night, an international bestseller, is considered a modern classic. Subsequent work asserts his place among America's most important writers. The author's most daring work, After the Blue Hour is narrated by a twenty-four-year-old writer named John Rechy. Fleeing a turbulent life in Los Angeles, he accepts an invitation to a private island from an admirer of his work. There, he joins Paul, his imposing host in his late thirties, his beautiful mistress, and his precocious teenage son. Browsing Paul's library and conversing together on the deck about literature and film during the spell of evening's 'blue hour,' John feels secure, until, with unabashed candor, Paul shares intimate details of his life. Through cunning seductive charm, he married and divorced an ambassador's daughter and the heiress to a vast fortune. Avoiding identifying his son's mother, he reveals an affinity for erotic 'dangerous games.' With intimations of past decadence and menace, an abandoned island nearby arouses tense fascination over the group. As 'games' veer toward violence, secrets surface in startling twists and turns. Explosive confrontation becomes inevitable
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Midwest
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Rechy, John
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Rich people
  • Islands
  • Lust
  • Secrecy
Target audience
adult
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After the blue hour: : a true fiction, John Rechy, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780802189332
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11803389
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remote
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11803389
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MWT11803389
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
After the blue hour: : a true fiction, John Rechy, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802189332
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11803389
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11803389
System control number
MWT11803389
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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