Americana (Contemporary American fiction)
Don Delillo

Americana (Contemporary American fiction)

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The first novel by Don DeLillo, author of White Noise (winner of the National Book Award) and Zero K

At twenty-eight, David Bell is the American Dream come true. He has fought his way to the top, surviving office purges and scandals tobecome a top television executive. David's world is made up of the images that flicker across America's screens, the fantasies that enthrall America's imagination.

And the the dream--and the dream-making--become a nightmare. At the height of his success, David sets out to rediscover reality. Camera in hand, he journeys across the country in a mad and moving attempt to capture, to impose a pattern on his own, and America's past, present, and future.


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Published by: Penguin Books
Pub date: 07/06/1989
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 377
ISBN: 9780140119480
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    The first novel by Don DeLillo, author of White Noise (winner of the National Book Award) and Zero K

    At twenty-eight, David Bell is the American Dream come true. He has fought his way to the top, surviving office purges and scandals tobecome a top television executive. David's world is made up of the images that flicker across America's screens, the fantasies that enthrall America's imagination.

    And the the dream--and the dream-making--become a nightmare. At the height of his success, David sets out to rediscover reality. Camera in hand, he journeys across the country in a mad and moving attempt to capture, to impose a pattern on his own, and America's past, present, and future.