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American rust

Philipp Meyer

American rust

by Philipp Meyer

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Published by Wheeler Pub. in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Fayette County (Pa.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philipp Meyer.
    GenreFiction
    SeriesWheeler Publishing large print hardcover
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3613.E976 A84 2009b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202605M
    ISBN 101597229989
    ISBN 109781597229982
    LC Control Number2009013367
    OCLC/WorldCa318100442

    American Rust - Book One Summary & Analysis Philipp Meyer This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of American Rust. Philipp Meyer is an American fiction writer, and is the author of the novels American Rust and The Son, as well as short stories published in The New Yorker and other places. Meyer also created and produced the AMC television show based on his novel. Meyer won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and was a Born: January 5, (age 45), New York City, US.

    Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation-as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love-that arise from its loss. From local bars to train yards to prison, it is the story of two young men, bound to the town by family, responsibility, inertia, and the beauty around them, who dream of .   - Amazon, Book of the Month'American Rust is both darkly disturbing and richly compelling signals the arrival of a new voice in American letters.' - Patricia Cornwell'With its strong narrative engine and understated social insight, American Rust is reminiscent of the best of Robert Stone and Russell Banks/5(4).

    The American Rust Standard Guide Top results of your surfing The American Rust Standard Guide Start Download Portable Document Format (PDF) and E-books (Electronic Books) Free Online Rating News / is books that can provide inspiration, insight, knowledge to .   American Rust (Book): Meyer, Philipp: Left alone to care for his aging father after his mother commits suicide and his sister escapes to Yale, Isaac English longs for a life beyond his hometown. But when he finally sets out to leave for good, accompanied by his temperamental best friend, former high school football star Billy Poe, they are caught up in a .


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From local bars to trainyards to prison, it is the story of two young men, bound to the town by family, responsibility, inertia, and the beauty around them, /5(). Philipp Meyer's novel, American Rust, was an Economist Book of the Year, a Washington Post Top Ten Book ofa New York Times Notable Book, A Kansas City Star Top Book ofand an Amazon Top Book of /5.

Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love—that arise from its loss. From local bars to trainyards to prison, it is the story of two young men, bound to the town by family, responsibility, inertia, and the beauty /5(92).

American Rust is a bleak and unsettling novel that tells the story of two young men, Isaac English and Billy Poe, and the tragedies that follow after Isaac murders a homeless man in an abandoned car factory.

Isaac English, 20, and Billy Poe, 21. Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love—that arise from its loss.

From local bars to trainyards to prison, it is the story of two young men, bound to the town by family, responsibility, inertia, and the beauty around them. Sometimes why an author writes a book is just as important as what the book is about. American Rust is a story about two young men, Poe and Issac who are coming of age in a blue collar Pennsylvania steel town.

Times are hard, the steel mills have shut down, the older residents are giving up and giving in to just surviving.5/5(5). American Rust Summary SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

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Books like this just aren't written much these days. "American Rust" is as the book jacket describes a throwback to the American tradition of John Steinbeck. The writing to me is reminiscent of a Theodore Dreiser novel. American realism set in the contemporary context.

The characters are very well developed and the dialogue is sharp and believable.4/5(). The debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Son, which is now an AMC original TV series Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation--as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love--that arise from its loss.

From local bars to trainyards to. The debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Son, which is now an AMC original TV series Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation--as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love--that arise from its loss/5(K).

Evoking John Steinbeck's novels of restless lives during the Great Depression, American Rust is an extraordinarily moving novel about the bleak realities that battle our desire for transcendance, and the power of love and friendship to redeem us/5(). American Rust is a book of revelations, told as cleanly and deliberately as a blade-cut, with a powerful, humbling wisdom.

It will take your breath away. With its strong narrative engine and understated social insight, American Rust is reminiscent of the best of. About American Rust The debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Son, which is now an AMC original TV series Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship, loyalty, and love—that arise from its loss.

Philipp Meyer’s affecting first novel, “American Rust,” takes place in a small Pennsylvania steel town named Buell, a place where the jobs have disappeared, and foreclosures and meth use are on the. American Rust, published in by Spiegel & Grau, is Phillip Meyer’s first novel.

The story focuses on Buell, Pennsylvania, a dying steel town. Jobs are disappearing, methadone use is. American Rust Quotes Showing of 14 “You ought to be able to grow up in a place and not have to get the hell out of it when you turn eighteen.” ― Philipp Meyer, American Rust.

American Rust was an Economist Book of the Year ina Washington Post Top Ten Book ofa New York Times Notable Book ofa Kansas City Star Top Book ofand an Amazon Top Book of   Books 'American Rust': Dying Towns And Dreams Deferred Ma • Philipp Meyer talks about his dark novel American Rust, and how the story of life in a Pennsylvania steel town reflects.

hilipp Meyer's debut novel, set in Buell, Pennsylvania, the heart of America's withering Rust Belt, could easily be a regular tale of life on the other side of the tracks.

When the once-booming. USA Network is not moving forward with drama American Rust, based on The Son author Philipp Meyer’s book of the same, Deadline has confirmed. The series, picked up Author: Denise Petski. American Rust By Brenda Stones This debut novel comes loaded with accolades; already the book covers and the author’s websites are stashed with tributes: the next Steinbeck, the next Hemingway, walking in the steps of Tom Wolfe so we are led to expect the next great American novel, in the ongoing male tradition of Cormac McCarthy and Don deLillo/5.

“American Rust” is a bold, absorbing novel with a keen interest in how communities falter. Meyer knows that reductive explanations aren’t sufficient, and he moves deftly from the panoramic to the.