Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
Book
Author Mandel, Emily St. John, 1979- author.

Title The glass hotel [text (large print)] : a novel / Emily St. John Mandel.

Publication Info. [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2020]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Large Type Fiction    MANDEL,EMI    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Large Type, Fiction    MANDEL,EMI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Description 381 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print rda
Note Subtitle from cover.
Summary ""Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass and cedar palace on an island in British Columbia. Jonathan Alkaitis works in finance and owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it's the beginning of their life together. That same day, Vincent's half-brother, Paul, scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: "Why don't you swallow broken glass." Leon Prevant, a shipping executive for a company called Neptune-Avramidis, sees the note from the hotel bar and is shaken to his core. Thirteen years later Vincent mysteriously disappears from the deck of a Neptune-Avramidis ship. Weaving together the lives of these characters, The Glass Hotel moves between the ship, the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and the wilderness of northern Vancouver Island, painting a breathtaking picture of greed and guilt, fantasy and delusion, art and the ghosts of our pasts."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Missing persons -- Fiction.
Ponzi schemes -- New York (State) -- Fiction.
Avarice -- Fiction.
Shipping -- Fiction.
Hotels -- Fiction.
Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Large type books.
Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN 9780593171738 (paperback ; large print)
059317173X (paperback ; large print)

 
    
Available items only