Novels Don Delillo: Point Omega, Underworld, Cosmopolis, Mao Ii, Falling Man, Libra, White Noise, the Names, the Body Artist, Players by Books LLC

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Novels  by  Don Delillo: Point Omega, Underworld, Cosmopolis, Mao Ii, Falling Man, Libra, White Noise, the Names, the Body Artist, Players by Books LLC

Novels by Don Delillo: Point Omega, Underworld, Cosmopolis, Mao Ii, Falling Man, Libra, White Noise, the Names, the Body Artist, Players by Books LLC
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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Point Omega, Underworld, Cosmopolis, Mao Ii, Falling Man, Libra, WhiteMoreThis is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Point Omega, Underworld, Cosmopolis, Mao Ii, Falling Man, Libra, White Noise, the Names, the Body Artist, Players, Amazons, Pafko at the Wall, Great Jones Street, End Zone, Americana, Running Dog, Ratners Star.

Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Point Omega is a short novel by the American author Don DeLillo that was published in hardcover by Scribners on February 2, 2010. It is DeLillos fifteenth novel published under his own name and his first published work of fiction since his widely praised 2007 novel Falling Man. According to the Scribner 2010 catalog made available on October 12, 2009, Point Omega concerns the following: In the middle of a desert somewhere south of nowhere, to a forlorn house made of metal and clapboard, a secret war advisor has gone in search of space and time.

Richard Elster, seventy-three, was a scholar - an outsider - when he was called to a meeting with government war planners. This was promted by an article he wrote explicating and parsing the word rendition. They asked Elster to conceptualize their efforts - to form an intellectual framework for their troop deployments, counterinsurgency, orders for rendition.

For two years he read their classified documents and attended secret meetings. He was to map the reality these men were trying to create Bulk and swagger, he called it. He was to conceptualize the war as a haiku. I wanted a war in three lines... At the end of his service, Elster retreats to the desert, where he is joined by a filmmaker intent on documenting his experience.

Jim Finley wants to make a one-take film, Elster its single character - Just a man against a wall. The two men sit on the deck, drinking and talking. Finley makes the case for his film. Weeks go by....More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2467703



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