Coverart for item
The Resource Paris in the present tense, Mark Helprin

Paris in the present tense, Mark Helprin

Label
Paris in the present tense
Title
Paris in the present tense
Statement of responsibility
Mark Helprin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mark Helprin's powerful, rapturous new novel is set in a present-day Paris caught between violent unrest and its well-known, inescapable glories. Seventy-four-year-old Jules Lacour--a maitre at Paris-Sorbonne, cellist, widower, veteran of the war in Algeria, and child of the Holocaust--must find a balance between his strong obligations to the past and the attractions and beauties of life and love in the present. In the midst of what should be an effulgent time of life--days bright with music, family, rowing on the Seine--Jules is confronted headlong and all at once by a series of challenges to his principles, livelihood, and home, forcing him to grapple with his complex past and find a way forward. He risks fraud to save his terminally ill infant grandson, matches wits with a renegade insurance investigator, is drawn into an act of savage violence, and falls deeply, excitingly in love with a young cellist a third his age. Against the backdrop of an exquisite and knowing vision of Paris and the way it can uniquely shape a life, he forges a denouement that is staggering in its humanity, elegance, and truth
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Helprin, Mark
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.E4775
LC item number
P37 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Basic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminally ill children
  • Families
  • Paris (France)
Label
Paris in the present tense, Mark Helprin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781468314762
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
bl2017034768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
Paris in the present tense, Mark Helprin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9781468314762
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
bl2017034768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

Library Locations

    • Oxford Memorial LibraryBorrow it
      8 Fort Hill Park, Ocford, NY, 13830, US
      42.440556 -75.596487
Processing Feedback ...