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Luminous airplanes

by Paul LaFarge

  • 191 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young men,
  • Life change events,
  • Family,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul La Farge
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3562.A269 L86 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24827457M
    ISBN 109780374194314
    LC Control Number2011008428

    But the past has a way of turning into a messy present, and every choice has repercussions felt long after it is made. Exposing the fragility of love, sanity and family, Luminous Airplanes resonates with the echoes of repeated mistakes, and the hope that one day things could be better.   Much of Paul La Farge’s novel “Luminous Airplanes” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: pp., $25) takes place in the slow days during which the boom was waning, and our unnamed protagonist is.

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    His book Luminous Airplanes is the humorous story of a young man with two mothers who learns a family secret while cleaning out his grandfather's house in upstate New York. The book was published in by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and features immersive text. A description of the book appears here.   Luminous Airplanes engages with this issue not just through its protagonist, but through the experience it provides its readers. It implores them, like the failed aeronauts of Progress in Flying Machines, a book about the early experiments in human flight that the narrator finds amidst the piles of his grandfather’s junk, to set goals, make.


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Luminous Airplanes is a quiet triumph of a book.” —Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story “Paul La Farge’s Luminous Airplanes is itself a luminous book, an exquisitely polished small world of characters and emotions that captures a generation’s coming of age through the perspective of one young man.”/5(12).

The narrator of Luminous Airplanes leaves his going-nowhere life in San Francisco and returns to an isolated village in the Catskills to clean out his grandfathers house, assessing his life and re-meeting characters from his youth.

From this simple plot, La Farge weaves a cunning and compelling tapestry that addresses most of the big issues: love, death, memory, madness, family, nature, power /5. Luminous Airplanes has a singular form: the novel, complete in itself, is accompanied by an online "immersive text," which continues the story and complements it.

Nearly ten years in the making, La Farge's ambitious new work considers large worlds and small ones, love, mem­ory, family, flying machines, dance music, and the end of the world/5(12). Luminous Airplanes has a singular form: the novel, complete in itself, is accompanied by an online "immersive text," which continues the story and complements it.

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La Farge's first-person narrator is a literary seeing eye whose name we never learn, but he belongs to. Luminous Airplanes is a quiet triumph of a book.” —Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story “Paul La Farge’s Luminous Airplanes is itself a luminous book, an exquisitely polished small world of characters and emotions that captures a generation’s coming of.

“Luminous Airplanes” is an unlikely project for La Farge, an experimental writer whose earlier books include an extended allegory (“The Artist of the Missing”) and a work of historical.

But there is one practical catch: although the hypertext promises to include a modified version of the whole book, the free online supplement will probably be just too chaotic for anyone who doesn’t purchase Luminous Airplanes.

As a two-for-one deal, the book seems a good buy, particularly for someone interested in possibilities for novels. Buy a cheap copy of Luminous Airplanes book by Paul La Farge. A decade after the publication of Haussmann, or the Distinction, his acclaimed novel about nineteenth-century Paris, Paul La Farge turns his imagination to America Free shipping over $ “A strange and salutary shock Luminous Airplanes isn't about disconnection and meaninglessness.

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