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For kings and planets
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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. For kings and planets by Ethan Canin, , Picador USA edition, in English - Author: Steve Brzezinski, Ethan Canin. Ethan Canin, the acclaimed author of America America and The Palace Thief, is “one of the best fiction writers of his generation” (The Miami Herald). For Kings and Planets follows the lives of two young men and the woman they both : Ethan Canin.
For Kings And Planets. By Ethan Canin. Random House his new book charts the time-honored tale of a country boy coming to the city and making good. The story begins when Orno Tarcher, a Missourian from a solid Midwestern family of modest means, arrives at Columbia University. “For Kings and Planets” shuns what might have been a. Buy For Kings and Planets (Bloomsbury Paperbacks) New edition by Canin, Ethan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13).
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For Kings and Planets is a novel about two friends, from the date that they meet at Columbia University through the next ten years as their lives diverge. Though the tale is entirely realist, it is hard not to feel that the two of them symbolise different parts of the personality, Marshall the neurotic and brilliant, Orno the staid and down to /5.
For Kings and Planets leaves you wounded and healed.”— New York Times “[Ethan Canin is] the most mature and accomplished novelist of his generation. For Kings and Planets stands head and shoulders above the crowd.”—Alan Cheuse, NPR’s For kings and planets book Things Considered “Breathtaking outstanding/5(41).
Like Philip Roth and Robert Penn Warren, Ethan Canin won the Houghton Mifflin Fellowship for rising stars whose first books hit big. His luminous story collection, Emperor of the Air remains a must-read, but his second novel, For Kings and Planets, is nonetheless recognizably part of the Canin repeatedly features a straight guy (an accountant or other sober type /5(41).
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His first, Emperor the Air, is a brilliant collection of stories and his third, The Palace Thief, a superb set of novellas. His earlier novel, Blue River, is not his finest work, but with this rich narrative Canin shows he can sustain the longer form.
"For Kings and Planets" is a great novel, and Ethan Canin is certainly among the best writers of this generation. His ability to combine flawless prose with an inciteful view into what motivates people living in the latter part of the 20th century makes him a treasure.5/5(5).
An elegantly rendered coming-of-age tale, set largely in s Manhattan, featuring a decent, duty-bound midwesterner and the mercurial, rather cruel, dangerously charming cosmopolite whose orbit he’s drawn into.
At the heart of Canin’s (The Palace Thief,etc.) story are two profoundly dissimilar young men. Orno arrives in New York inhaving come from small-town Missouri to. For Kings and Planets. About the Book For Kings and Planets. by Ethan Canin.
From the celebrated author of The Palace Thief and Emperor of the Air comes this stunning novel about the relationship between two very different men and a woman they love. Orno Tarcher travels from a small town in Missouri to New York City, where he strikes up a.
For Kings And Planets Reviewer Alan Cheuse says that the new book For Kings and Planets by Ethan Canin is one of the best to be published by a younger writer in recent memory.
It's the story of a. For Kings and Planets is the story of a man who thinks of himself as moral, who tests his character against power, deception, and seduction. It is also the story of a friendship fractured by love.
Many qualities that make a novel masterful are present in Canin's fourth book: richly nuanced characterizations, a sensuous sense of place, easy /5(5). For Kings and Planets leaves you wounded and healed.”— New York Times “[Ethan Canin is] the most mature and accomplished novelist of his generation.
For Kings and Planets stands head and shoulders above the crowd.”—Alan Cheuse, NPR’s All Things Considered “Breathtaking outstanding. The Priest Kings of Gor is the third book in John Normans long running series, and it shows all the creativity of the first two books, if not more so, but and it is a big BUT, there are signs of some of the issues that would blight the later books starting to appear/5.
For Kings and Planets is a novel by Ethan Canin. The story centers around the friendship of two college students at Columbia University and follows them from their freshman year in to their adult lives in the late s.
Orno is a humble man from Missouri who gains entry to Columbia through his own strong work ethic. For Kings and Planets proves a flat-out failure. The plot is all too familiar: A friendship between a Midwestern hayseed and a Manhattan sophisticate turns increasingly problematic.
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For Kings and Planets is a love story (exploring love between friends, siblings, parents and children and lovers), and ultimately a coming of age tale.
Beautifully-written, a fast read and I highly recommend. From the author of "I'm Living Your Dream Life," McKenna Publishing Group/5(34).
Get this from a library. For kings and planets. [Ethan Canin] -- As he explores the lives of two very different men over the course of many years, who first meet at Columbia University, the author of "Emperor of the Air" creates the conflicts of character that.
(CNN) -- "For Kings and Planets" is the story of a man who thinks of himself as moral, who tests his character against power, deception, and seduction.
It is also the story of a friendship. 2 Kings - And he put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places round about Jerusalem; them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.
Many qualities that make a novel masterful are present in Canin's fourth book: richly nuanced characterizations, a sensuous sense of place, easy dialogue, controlled pacing and a story that is a class.
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