The Goldfinch: A Novel (pulitzer Prize For Fiction)

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The Goldfinch: A Novel (pulitzer Prize For Fiction) by Donna Tartt
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A young New Yorker grieving his mother''s death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this "extraordinary" and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner that "connects with the heart as well as the mind" (Stephen King, New York Times Book Review).

Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don''t know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by a longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into a wealthy and insular art community.

As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love -- and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle.

The Goldfinch is a mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention. From the streets of New York to the dark corners of the art underworld, this "soaring masterpiece" examines the devastating impact of grief and the ruthless machinations of fate (Ron Charles, Washington Post).

Heather's Review

Great art – true genius – has a power over people that can’t be explained. It can be experienced, it can be felt, but when we fall in love with a work of art, describing that magic is impossible. Donna Tartt, in her brilliant new novel The Goldfinch, embraces that mystery and builds a story, and a life, that are unforgettable. The G...

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Donna Tartt is the author of The Goldfinch, which was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Her novels The Secret History and The Little Friend have been translated into 30 languages. She was born in Greenwood, Mississippi and is a graduate of Bennington College.
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Title:The Goldfinch: A Novel (pulitzer Prize For Fiction)Format:Audio Book (CD)Product dimensions:5.95 X 5.45 X 2.85 inShipping dimensions:5.95 X 5.45 X 2.85 inPublished:October 22, 2013Publisher:Hachette AudioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1600247113

ISBN - 13:9781600247118

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