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Synopsis: In an expatriate's world of turmoil and danger, American risk analyst James Axton learns of a ritual-murder cult in the Aegean and follows the trail to its secret meanings in the ancient city of Lahore
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the backdrop of a lush and exotic Greece, The Names is considered the book which began to drive "sharply upward the size of his readership" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). Among the cast of DeLillo's bizarre yet fully realized characters in The Names are Kathryn, the narrator's estranged wife; their son, the six-year-old novelist; Owen, the scientist; and the neurotic narrator obsessed with his own neuroses. A thriller, a mystery, and still a moving examination of family, loss, and the amorphous and magical potential of language itself, The Names stands with any of DeLillo's more recent and highly acclaimed works.
"The Names not only accurately reflects a portion of our contemporary world but, more importantly, creates an original world of its own."--Chicago Sun-Times
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Title: THE NAMES.
Publication Date: 1982
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!. Seller Inventory # S_235410237
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Book Description Alfred A. Knopf September 1982, 1982. Hardcover. Condition: Used - Very Good. Very nice clean, tight copy free of any marks. Dust stains on text edges. Seller Inventory # 234949
Book Description Knopf, N. Y., 1982. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Covers and protected jacket in very good shape, small piece missing at the bottom of the spine, covers have a black lower right corner in front in bumped, pages clean and unmarked. first edtion, first printing. One of the author's best novels. Seller Inventory # 011652
Book Description Knopf, New York, 1982. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. A story of American ex-pats living and working in the Middle East during the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979-80. Some darkening of the rear endpaper and paste down where, apparently, a newspaper article has been laid in. Otherwise a very nice copy. Seller Inventory # 10702
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf 1982-09-12, 1982. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st. 039452814X. Seller Inventory # 642100
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, U.S.A., 1982. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1In French and Latin, translated by A. J. Festugiere; shelfworn and edgeworn, with some pen markings. Seller Inventory # 1106547