The Resource Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer, Steven Millhauser

Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer, Steven Millhauser

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Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer
Title
Martin Dressler
Title remainder
the tale of an American dreamer
Statement of responsibility
Steven Millhauser
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The rise and fall of a man of imagination. From a helper in his grandfather's cigar store in 19th Century New York, he rises to become an entrepreneur of fabulous creations, culminating in a hotel with moonlight, waterfalls and a Grecian temple where maidens recite poetry around the clock. Facing ruin, he comes to the conclusion he dreamed the wrong dream. By the author of Edwin Mullhouse
Title
Martin Dressler
Creator
Summary
Martin Dressler dreams of becoming successful as he carefully and systematically rises from clerk in his father's 1890s cigar store to bellhop, hotel manager, owner of his own cigar store, a large hotel, and a resort
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Story line
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Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1997.
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1997.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [FIC]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.I422
LC item number
M37 1996
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Steve Millhauser
Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer, Steven Millhauser
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Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer, Steven Millhauser
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Publication
Control code
145282
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 294 p.
Isbn
9780517703199
Lccn
96000683
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm34150504
  • (OCoLC)34150504

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