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Book Information: Hotel New Hampshire, the

Hotel New Hampshire, the (1981) [Novel]
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"The first of my father's illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels."

So says John Berry, son of a hapless dreamer, brother to a cadre of eccentric siblings, and chronicler of the lives lived, the loves experienced, the deaths met, and the myriad strange and wonderful times encountered by the family Berry. Hoteliers, pet-bear owners, friends of Freud (the animal trainer and vaudevillian, that is), and playthings of mad fate, they "dream on" in a funny, sad, outrageous, and moving novel by the remarkable author of A Son of the Circus and A Prayer for Owen Meany.

Original title: The Hotel New Hampshire
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Notes:

  • Dedication: "For my wife Shyla, whose love provided the light and the space for five novels"

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Hotel New Hampshire, the (1981)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

The Hotel New Hampshire (1995)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780345400475
Dimensions: 3.9 x 6.7 x 1.3
Pages: 419

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