The Morels

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The Morels-Arthur, Penny, and Will-are a happy family of three living in New York City. So why would Arthur choose to publish a book that brutally rips his tightly knit family unit apart at the seams? Arthur's old schoolmate Chris, who narrates the book, is fascinated with this very question as he becomes accidentally reacquainted with Arthur. A single, aspiring filmmaker who works in a movie theater, Chris envies everything Arthur has, from his beautiful wife to his charming son to his seemingly effortless creativity. But things are not always what they seem. The Morels takes a unique look at the power of art, literature, music, and film in particular-and challenges us as readers to think about some fascinating questions to which there are no easy answers. Where is the line between art and obscenity, between truth and fiction, between revolutionary thinking and brainless shock value, between craftsmanship and commerce? Is it possible to escape the past? Can you save your family by destroying it?
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Domestic fiction, FICTION / Family Life, Families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Family -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Family secrets -- Fiction, Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction
title_display The Morels
title_full The Morels [electronic resource] / Christopher Hacker, The Morels [sound recording] / Christopher Hacker
title_short The Morels
topic_facet Families, Family, Family secrets, Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)