The Resource Christodora, Tim Murphy

Christodora, Tim Murphy

Label
Christodora
Title
Christodora
Statement of responsibility
Tim Murphy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this vivid and compelling novel, Tim Murphy follows a diverse set of characters whose fates intertwine in an iconic building in Manhattan's East Village, the Christodora. The Christodora is home to Milly and Jared, a privileged young couple with artistic ambitions. Their neighbour, Hector, a Puerto Rican gay man who was once a celebrated AIDS activist but is now a lonely addict, becomes connected to Milly and Jared's lives in ways none of them can anticipate. Meanwhile, Milly and Jared's adopted son Mateo grows to appreciate the opportunities for both self-realization and oblivion that New York offers. As the junkies and protestors of the 1980s give way to the hipsters of the 2000s and they, in turn, to the wealthy residents of the crowded, glass-towered city of the 2020s, enormous changes rock the personal lives of Milly and Jared and the constellation of people around them. Moving kaleidoscopically from the Tompkins Square Riots and attempts by activists to galvanize a response to the AIDS epidemic to the New York City of the future, Christodora recounts the heartbreak wrought by AIDS, illustrates the allure and destructive power of hard drugs, and brings to life the ever-changing city itself
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Christodora, Tim Murphy
Label
Christodora, Tim Murphy
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957062175
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
432 pages
Isbn
9781509818587
Isbn Type
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Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
(OCoLC)957062175

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