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The Resource We begin our ascent, Joe Mungo Reed

We begin our ascent, Joe Mungo Reed

Label
We begin our ascent
Title
We begin our ascent
Statement of responsibility
Joe Mungo Reed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sol and Liz are a couple on the cusp. He's a professional cyclist in the Tour de France, a workhorse but not yet a star. She's a geneticist on the brink of a major discovery, either that or a loss of funding. They've just welcomed their first child into the world, and their bright future lies just before them--if only they can reach out and grab it. But as Liz's research slows, as Sol starts doping, their dreams grow murkier and the risks graver. Over the whirlwind course of the Tour, they enter the orbit of an extraordinary cast of conmen and aspirants, who draw the young family ineluctably into the depths of an illegal drug smuggling operation. As Liz and Sol flounder to discern right from wrong, up from down, they are forced to decide: What is it we're striving for? And what is it worth? We Begin Our Ascent dances nimbly between tragic and comic, exploring the cost of ambition and the question of what gives our lives meaning. Reed melds the powerful themes of great marital dramas like Revolutionary Road with the humor, character, and heart of a George Saunders collection. Throughout, we're drawn inside the cycling world and treated to the brilliant literary sports-writing of modern classics like The Art of Fielding or End Zone
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reed, Joe Mungo
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6118.E4547
LC item number
W4 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tour de France (Bicycle race)
  • Cyclists
  • Women geneticists
  • Cycling
  • Doping in sports
  • Drug traffic
Label
We begin our ascent, Joe Mungo Reed
Instantiates
Publication
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
on1006795887
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781501169229
Lccn
2018014606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006795887
Label
We begin our ascent, Joe Mungo Reed
Publication
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
on1006795887
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781501169229
Lccn
2018014606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006795887

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