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The Resource The unknowns : a novel, Gabriel Roth

The unknowns : a novel, Gabriel Roth

Label
The unknowns : a novel
Title
The unknowns
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gabriel Roth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eric Muller has been trying to hack the girlfriend problem for half his life. As a teenage geek, he discovered his gift for programming computers - but his attempts to understand women only confirm that he's better at writing code than connecting with human beings. Brilliant, neurotic, and lonely, Eric spends high school in the solitary glow of a screen. By his early twenties, Eric's talent has made him a Silicon Valley millionaire. He can coax girls into bed with ironic remarks and carefully timed intimacies, but hiding behind wit and empathy gets lonely, and he fears that love will always be out of reach. So when Eric falls for the beautiful, fiercely opinionated Maya Marcom, and she miraculously falls for him too, he's in new territory. But the more he learns about his perfect girlfriend's unresolved past, the further Eric's obsessive mind spirals into confusion and doubt. Can he reconcile his need for order and logic with the mystery and chaos of love? This brilliant debut ushers Eric Muller-flawed, funny, irresistibly endearing-into the pantheon of unlikely heroes. With an unblinking eye for the absurdities and horrors of contemporary life, Gabriel Roth gives us a hilarious and heartbreaking meditation on self consciousness, memory, and love
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Gabriel
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.O858
LC item number
U55 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bildungsromans
  • Computer programmers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Misfits (Persons)
  • Geeks (Computer enthusiasts)
  • Millionaires
  • Women journalists
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
The unknowns : a novel, Gabriel Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780316223287
Lccn
2012027289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • sky249116829
  • (OCoLC)956463015
  • 837403
Label
The unknowns : a novel, Gabriel Roth
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780316223287
Lccn
2012027289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • sky249116829
  • (OCoLC)956463015
  • 837403

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