The great believers
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
New York : Viking, 2018.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
421 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
17 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
1 copy on order.
Description
WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Soon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler "A page turner... An absorbing and emotionally riveting story about what it's like to live during times of crisis. " --The New York Times Book Review A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico's little sister. Thirty years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the devastating ways AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to find goodness in the midst of disaster. The Great Believers has become a critically acclaimed, indelible piece of literature; it was selected as one of New York Times Best 10 Books of the Year, a Washington Post Notable Book, a Buzzfeed Book of the Year, a Skimm Reads pick, and a pick for the New York Public Library's Best Books of the year.
Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Branford/Blackstone New Adult Fiction
FIC.
Due Apr 3, 2019
Location
Call Number
Status
Bethany/Clark New Adult Book
FIC MAK
Due Mar 29, 2019
Durham New Fiction
FIC MAKKAI
Due Apr 8, 2019
Essex Adult Fiction
(NEW) MAKKAI
Due Apr 4, 2019
Guilford New Adult Fiction
FIC MAKKAI
Due Mar 18, 2019
Hamden/Miller New Adult Fiction
FIC/MAKKAI
On Shelf
Madison/Scranton Adult Fiction - New
F MAKKAI
In Transit
Meriden New Adult Fiction
FIC MAKKAI
Due Apr 4, 2019
Middletown/Russell NEW Adult Fiction
FIC-MAK
On Shelf
North Haven Adult New Fiction
New Fiction Makkai, Rebecca
In Transit
Old Lyme A Fiction
FIC MAKKAI
Due Apr 12, 2019
Old Saybrook/Acton Adult Fiction
F MAKKAI
In Transit
Orange/Case Adult Fiction Book
New Fiction Makkai
Due Apr 2, 2019
Wallingford NEW Adult Fiction
MAKKAI
Due Mar 27, 2019
Westbrook Adult Fiction
F MAK
On Shelf
Woodbridge New Adult Fiction
FIC MAKKAI
Due Apr 8, 2019
Ledyard/Bill On Order
On Order
Location
Call Number
Status
North Haven Memorial Library On Order
ON ORDER
On Order
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780735223523, 0735223521

Notes

Description
"A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed and award-winning author Rebecca Makkai In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico's little sister. Thirty years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the devastating ways AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to find goodness in the midst of disaster"--,Provided by publisher.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Makkai, R. (2018). The great believers. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Makkai, Rebecca. 2018. The Great Believers. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Makkai, Rebecca, The Great Believers. New York: Viking, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Makkai, Rebecca. The Great Believers. New York: Viking, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
224871d5-4239-1132-6fe7-574207aa23d9
Go To Grouped Work
Last File Modification Time Mar 26, 2019 09:29:02 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification Time Mar 26, 2019 09:26:43 AM

MARC Record

LEADER04487nam a2200517 i 4500
001BK0021676009
003DLC
00520180404161104.0
008180402s2018    nyu    e      000 1 eng  
010 |a 2018014036
020 |a 9780735223523 |q (hardcover)
020 |a 0735223521 |q (hardcover)
040 |a DLC |b eng |e rda |c DLC |d WD |d WAL
05000 |a PS3613.A36 |b G74 2018
1001 |a Makkai, Rebecca, |e author.
24514 |a The great believers / |c Rebecca Makkai.
264 1 |a New York : |b Viking, |c 2018.
300 |a 421 pages ; |c 24 cm.
336 |a text |b txt |2 rdacontent.
337 |a unmediated |b n |2 rdamedia.
338 |a volume |b nc |2 rdacarrier.
520 |a "A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed and award-winning author Rebecca Makkai In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and closer to Yale himself. Soon the only person he has left is Fiona, Nico's little sister. Thirty years later, Fiona is in Paris tracking down her estranged daughter who disappeared into a cult. While staying with an old friend, a famous photographer who documented the Chicago crisis, she finds herself finally grappling with the devastating ways AIDS affected her life and her relationship with her daughter. The two intertwining stories take us through the heartbreak of the eighties and the chaos of the modern world, as both Yale and Fiona struggle to find goodness in the midst of disaster"-- |c Provided by publisher.
650 0 |a Aids (Disease) |z Illinois |z Chicago |y 1981-1990 |v Fiction.
650 0 |a Families |v Fiction.
650 0 |a Mothers and daughters |v Fiction.
650 0 |a Brothers and sisters |v Fiction.
650 0 |a Art museums |z Illinois |z Chicago |v Fiction.
907 |a .b25771164 |b 03-25-19 |c 04-16-18
998 |a be |a br |a du |a ex |a gu |a (2)hm |a lb |a ma |a (2)me |a (2)md |a (2)nh |a ol |a (2)os |a or |a (2)wa |a ws |a (3)wd |b 10-10-18 |c m |d a |e - |f eng |g nyu |h 4 |i 25
945 |a FIC MAK |g 1 |i 34362000669667 |j 34 |l bebf |o - |p $0.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 4 |v 0 |w 1 |x 3 |y .i61838755 |z 09-28-18
945 |a FIC. |g 1 |i 20702855675 |j 1 |l brbf |o - |p $28.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 11 |v 0 |w 3 |x 8 |y .i61373977 |z 06-18-18
945 |a FIC MAKKAI |g 1 |i 22702123880 |j 2 |l dubf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 137 |u 7 |v 0 |w 3 |x 4 |y .i61790175 |z 09-19-18
945 |a (NEW) MAKKAI |g 0 |i 21501095000 |j 6 |l exaf |n P 7/18 |o - |p $25.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 9 |v 0 |w 2 |x 7 |y .i61495736 |z 07-13-18
945 |a FIC MAKKAI |g 0 |i 20503576850 |j 7 |l gubf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 9 |v 1 |w 3 |x 6 |y .i6142769x |z 06-28-18
945 |a FIC/MAKKAI |g 0 |i 31200500209258 |j 35 |l hmbf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 14 |v 1 |w 4 |x 10 |y .i61526113 |z 07-20-18
945 |a  |g 0 |j 10 |l lbooo |o - |p $0.00 |q - |r - |s p |t 2 |u 0 |v 0 |w 0 |x 0 |y .i61787310 |z 09-19-18
945 |a F MAKKAI |g 1 |i 22205016072 |j 11 |l mabf |m Mon Mar 25 2019 12:54PM: IN TRANSIT from macircc to el |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s t |t 2 |u 2 |v 0 |w 2 |x 0 |y .i62265945 |z 01-11-19
945 |a FIC MAKKAI |g 0 |i 20905589675 |j 12 |l mebf |n 10/18 B&T 27.00/14.36 |o - |p $14.36 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 7 |v 0 |w 4 |x 3 |y .i61880863 |z 10-10-18
945 |a FIC-MAK |g 1 |i 21406623724 |j 13 |l mdbf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 8 |v 2 |w 5 |x 3 |y .i6164299x |z 08-15-18
945 |a New Fiction Makkai, Rebecca |g 0 |i 31216003937161 |j 28 |l nhafn |m Thu Mar 21 2019 03:59PM: IN TRANSIT from wdcircc to nhafn |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s t |t 162 |u 6 |v 2 |w 3 |x 3 |y .i61631681 |z 08-13-18
945 |a FIC MAKKAI |g 1 |i 22001452170 |j 17 |l olaf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 12 |v 1 |w 5 |x 7 |y .i61267375 |z 05-26-18
945 |a F MAKKAI |g 0 |i 33520001285566 |j 33 |l osaf |m Sat Feb 02 2019 09:37AM: IN TRANSIT from excircc to osaf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s t |t 2 |u 7 |v 2 |w 2 |x 5 |y .i6162441x |z 08-10-18
945 |a New Fiction Makkai |g 1 |i 32159002248884 |j 25 |l oraf |n 7/18 |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 0 |u 9 |v 4 |w 4 |x 5 |y .i61468782 |z 07-09-18
945 |a MAKKAI |g 0 |i 21707538464 |j 19 |l wabf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 0 |u 11 |v 0 |w 4 |x 7 |y .i61383466 |z 06-19-18
945 |a F MAK |g 0 |i 21600794016 |j 20 |l wsaf |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 6 |v 7 |w 3 |x 3 |y .i61522831 |z 07-19-18
945 |a FIC MAKKAI |g 1 |i 21802544011 |j 21 |l wdbf |n GIFT HOLLANDER/CHARKOW |o - |p $27.00 |q - |r - |s - |t 2 |u 10 |v 2 |w 5 |x 5 |y .i61375858 |z 06-18-18