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Author Gill, John Freeman, author.

Title The gargoyle hunters / by John Freeman Gill.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Fiction  F Gill, J.    ---  Available
Description pages cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "This ls a Borzoi Book" -- Verso title page.
Summary "Griffin Watts is 13 years old in 1974 New York, a city which, at the brink of financial collapse, seems to crumble around him at roughly the same rate as his family. Desperate to forge a connection to his father, Griffin gets co-opted into his illicit and dangerous architectural salvage business, which allows him to discover the centuries old sculptures (gargoyles) carved into buildings all over the city by immigrant artisans. As his father's obsession with preserving the landmark buildings around him descends into mania, Griffin has to learn how to build himself into the person he wants to become--and let go of what he cannot keep" -- Provided by publisher.
Source B&T 03.2017 PARS
Subject Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Gargoyles -- Fiction.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Fiction.
Business enterprises -- Corrupt practices -- Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) in adolescence -- Fiction.
New York (N. Y.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Other Form: Online version: Gill, John Freeman, author. Gargoyle hunters New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017 9781101946893 (DLC) 2016032580
ISBN 9781101946886 (hardcover)

 
    
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