The Resource Lindbergh's son, John Vernon, (ebook)

Lindbergh's son, John Vernon, (ebook)

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Lindbergh's son
Title
Lindbergh's son
Statement of responsibility
John Vernon
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Language
eng
Summary
'All this began long before I died,' says the brain in a jar that narrates John Vernon's second novel. The brain once belonged to Charles Cooper, a 55-year-old water engineer in upstate New York, and has been kept alive by a perfusion pump invented by the man who may have been Coop's father-Charles Lindbergh. Then again, maybe not. Coop's suspicion that he is the kidnapped Lindbergh baby who never really died but instead was stolen as a child and raised by gangsters begins when, on a day like any other, while playing basketball with his ne're-do-well stepson, two women approach him, one claiming to be the mother he thought long dead, the other his sister. 'As a rule, I'm not a paranoid man,' he says, but these persistent strangers initiate a chain of clues and strange events that open before him like a bottomless pit. His search for an identity locks him inside a labyrinth of memory, historical detective work, deceit, and obsession. Is he Lindbergh's son or the victim of an elaborate hoax designed to rob him of his inheritance? And is he deranged or rather is it 'reality,' as he says, that 'has come down with an illness'? Lindbergh's Son is a map of a peculiar kind of American megalomania, one whose genealogies are floating, roots shallow, and borders ever shifting
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Midwest
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1943-
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Vernon, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dzanc Books rEprint series selection
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  • Lindbergh, Charles A.
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Lindbergh's son, John Vernon, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781941531006
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11784992
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784992
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MWT11784992
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Lindbergh's son, John Vernon, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781941531006
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11784992
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784992
System control number
MWT11784992
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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