The Resource The living end, Stanley Elkin, (ebook)

The living end, Stanley Elkin, (ebook)

Label
The living end
Title
The living end
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Elkin
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Elkin's darkly comic novel of the afterlife - the story of one man's redemptive journey to hell and back. When he is killed during a holdup at his Minneapolis liquor store, Ellerbee's bad luck is only beginning. After a short stint in heaven, Ellerbee is banished to hell, abruptly and without explanation. What follows is a surreal and memorable adventure that brings Ellerbee face-to-face not only with his murderer's accomplice, but also with God, Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and a host of others, all in his quest for salvation unlike any other. Moving and witty, The Living End is a hilarious send-up of afterlife clich<U+00da>s and a masterful exploration of the absurdities of human existence. This ebook features rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's estate and from the Stanley Elkin archives at Washington University in St. Louis
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1930-1995
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Elkin, Stanley
Dewey number
813/.5/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Minneapolis (Minn.)
  • Murder victims
  • Heaven
  • Death
  • Hell
Target audience
adult
Label
The living end, Stanley Elkin, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453204405
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11557482
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11557482
System control number
MWT11557482
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The living end, Stanley Elkin, (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
9781453204405
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11557482
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11557482
System control number
MWT11557482
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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