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

After the blue hour : a true fiction, John Rechy

Label
After the blue hour : a true fiction
Title
After the blue hour
Title remainder
a true fiction
Statement of responsibility
John Rechy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing a turbulent life in Los Angeles, twenty-four-year-old writer John Rechy 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', 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
Cataloging source
CPG
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Rechy, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rich people
  • Islands
  • Lust
  • Secrecy
Target audience
adult
Label
After the blue hour : a true fiction, John Rechy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
48492632
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780802125897
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802125897
  • (Sirsi) i9780802125897
Label
After the blue hour : a true fiction, John Rechy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
48492632
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780802125897
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802125897
  • (Sirsi) i9780802125897

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