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Bucky F*cking Dent : a novel, David Duchovny

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Bucky F*cking Dent : a novel
Title
Bucky F*cking Dent
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Duchovny
Title variation
Bucky Fucking Dent
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Ted Fullilove, aka Mr. Peanut, is not like other Ivy League grads. He shares an apartment with Goldberg, his beloved battery-operated fish, sleeps on a bed littered with yellow legal pads penned with what he hopes will be the next great American novel, and spends the waning malaise-filled days of the Carter administration at Yankee Stadium, waxing poetic while slinging peanuts to pay the rent. When Ted hears the news that his estranged father, Marty, is dying of lung cancer, he immediately moves back into his childhood home, where a whirlwind of revelations ensues. The browbeating absentee father of his youth is living to make up for lost time, but his health dips drastically whenever his beloved Red Sox lose. And so, with help from a crew of neighborhood old-timers and the lovely Mariana--Marty's Nuyorican grief counselor--Ted orchestrates the illusion of a Sox winning streak, enabling Marty and the Red Sox to reverse the Curse of the Bambino and cruise their way to World Series victory. Well, sort of David Duchovny's richly drawn Bucky F & %@ing Dent is a story of the bond between fathers and sons, Yankee fans and the Fenway faithful, and grapples with the urgent need to find our story in an age of irony and artifice. Culminating in that fateful moment in October of '78 when the meek Bucky Dent hit his way into baseball history with the unlikeliest of home runs, this tragicomic novel demonstrates that life truly belongs to the losers--that the long shots are the ones worth betting on. Bucky F & %@ing is a singular tale that brims with the hilarity, poignance, and profound solitude of modern life"--
  • "A story of the bond between fathers and sons, Yankee fans and the Fenway faithful, which grapples with our urgent need to persevere--and risk everything--in the name of love"--
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Title
Bucky f&%@ing Dent
Creator
Summary
Returning to his childhood home when his father is diagnosed with cancer, an aspiring writer who pays the rent by slinging peanuts at baseball games discovers that his father's health fails whenever the Red Sox lose, a finding that leads a group of supporters to orchestrate the illusion of a Sox winning streak
Subject
Genre
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Character
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10480804
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.U343
LC item number
B83 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
David Duchovny
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  • Bucky f*cking Dent
Bucky F*cking Dent : a novel, David Duchovny

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