The glass hotel : a novel / Emily St. John Mandel.

By: Mandel, Emily St. John, 1979- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2020]Description: 381 pages (large print) ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593171738; 059317173XSubject(s): Missing persons -- Fiction | Ponzi schemes -- New York (State) -- Fiction | Avarice -- Fiction | Shipping -- Fiction | Hotels -- Fiction | Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. | Detective and mystery stories. DDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PR9199.4.M3347 | G53 2020bSummary: ""Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass and cedar palace on an island in British Columbia. Jonathan Alkaitis works in finance and owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it's the beginning of their life together. That same day, Vincent's half-brother, Paul, scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: "Why don't you swallow broken glass." Leon Prevant, a shipping executive for a company called Neptune-Avramidis, sees the note from the hotel bar and is shaken to his core. Thirteen years later Vincent mysteriously disappears from the deck of a Neptune-Avramidis ship. Weaving together the lives of these characters, The Glass Hotel moves between the ship, the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and the wilderness of northern Vancouver Island, painting a breathtaking picture of greed and guilt, fantasy and delusion, art and the ghosts of our pasts." --
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""Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass and cedar palace on an island in British Columbia. Jonathan Alkaitis works in finance and owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it's the beginning of their life together. That same day, Vincent's half-brother, Paul, scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: "Why don't you swallow broken glass." Leon Prevant, a shipping executive for a company called Neptune-Avramidis, sees the note from the hotel bar and is shaken to his core. Thirteen years later Vincent mysteriously disappears from the deck of a Neptune-Avramidis ship. Weaving together the lives of these characters, The Glass Hotel moves between the ship, the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and the wilderness of northern Vancouver Island, painting a breathtaking picture of greed and guilt, fantasy and delusion, art and the ghosts of our pasts." --

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