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Author Palmer, Andrew, 1981 August 4- author.

Title The bachelor : a novel / Andrew Palmer.

Publication Info. New York : Hogarth, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  FICTION PALMER    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  FIC PALM    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Adult Fiction  PALMER, ANDREW    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  FIC PALMER, A    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  F PALMER, A.    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Adult Fiction  FIC PALMER    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Adult Fiction  F PALMER, ANDREW    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  F PALMER    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Adult Fiction  FIC PALMER    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  PALMER    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 273 pages ; 22 cm
Summary "Reeling from a breakup with his almost-fiancée, the narrator of Andrew Palmer's first novel returns to his hometown in Iowa to house-sit for a family friend. There, a chance flick of the TV remote and a correspondence with an old grad school classmate plunge him into unlikely twin obsessions: the reality TV show The Bachelor and the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet John Berryman. As his heart begins to mend, his fixation with each deepens and calcifies, and somewhere along the way, art and "reality" become harder and harder to distinguish from life. Love interests accumulate and then fall away: an old girlfriend calls and he answers; he meets a young woman at the dry cleaner. Soon he finds himself corresponding intimately, regularly with other suitors (as Berryman did in his lifetime), participating in a group outing (as The Bachelor does each season), and trying to puzzle through the strange turn his life seems to have taken"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Novelists -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Bachelor (Television program) -- Fiction.
Berryman, John, 1914-1972 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Other Form: Online version: Palmer, Andrew, 1981 August 4- Bachelor First edition. New York : Hogarth, [2021] 9780593230909 (DLC) 2020056622
ISBN 9780593230893 (hardcover)
0593230892 (hardcover)
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