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museum guard

a novel

by Howard A. Norman

  • 248 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Picador USA in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nova Scotia
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Nova Scotia -- Fiction,
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction,
    • Art museums -- Fiction,
    • Orphans -- Fiction,
    • Nova Scotia -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHoward Norman.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.N564 M87 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination310 p. ;
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL42123M
      ISBN 100312204272
      LC Control Number99034701

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      An amazing and beautifully written novel about two museum guards, one an eccentric uncle, the other his orphaned nephew, DeFoe. By day they spend their time curating an art collection, breaking the silence of the museum with heated conversation; by night we learn about their loves and past histories. DeFoe is in love with Imogen, the young. The Museum of the Kansas National Guard is also home to the 35th Division Museum, which includes the 35th Division Hall of Fame. The 35th Infantry Division was formed in for WWI, and received three battle streamers for battles in France–Ardennes, Alsace, and Meuse-Argonne.

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"The Museum Guard is a truly literary story, rich in language and character, incredibly dynamic and cinematic. The remarkable end will haunt you long after you close this brilliant book."—Georgia Jones-Davis, The Philadelphia Inquirer "The Museum Guard displays magical strengths."—Richard Eder, The Los Angeles Times/5(32).

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With echoes of the holocaust and of a world lost but not forgotten, this is a poignant and perfect novel of great power. Read more. The Museum Guard takes place just before World War II when Canada was rife with tension over the impending war they felt t I've had The Bird Artist sitting on my shelf for awhile now, and while I probably should have read that book first (since I did buy it first), but I liked the cover to The Museum Guard /5.

The Museum Guard is an unsettling examination of a group of people (with very odd names) who let themselves get too close to art--and perhaps to life. --Kerry Fried. From Publishers Weekly.

The worlds of Norman's novels (The Northern Lights; The Bird Artist) are always slightly askew. Like trompe l'oeil paintings, they contain a veil of mystery /5(32).

The Museum Guard tells the story of an uncle and nephew who work as security guards at a small museum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The nephew, DeFoe, lost his parents in a zeppelin accident when he was eight and has since been raised by his uncle. DeFoe grew up living in a hotel with his uncle and when he finally moved out of his uncle's room, it /5(32).

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We follow the proud history of these world. The late Bernard Malamud's resonant maxim "All men are Jews" might have served as subtitle for this harrowing exploration of the collision of personal conscience with historical circumstance: the third novel and best yet from Norman (The Bird Artist,etc.).

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