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Martin Dressler: the tale of an American dreamer

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Young Martin Dressler begins his career as an industrious helper in his father's cigar store.  In the course of his restless young manhood, he makes a swift and eventful rise to the top, accompanied  by two sisters--one a dreamlike shadow, the other a worldly business partner. As the eponymous Martin's vision becomes bolder and bolder he walks a haunted line between fantasy and reality, madness and ambition, art and industry, a  sense of doom builds piece-by-hypnotic piece until this mesmerizing journey into the heart of an American dreamer reaches its bitter-sweet conclusion.
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Grouping Title martin dressler the tale of an american dreamer
Grouping Author millhauser steven
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auth_author2 Guidall, George.
author Steven Millhauser
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display_description In Steven Millhauser's new novel set in turn-of-the-century New York City, we watch young entrepreneur Martin Dressler like many of his day make the ascent from hotel bellhop to builder of hotels. This mesmerizing novel brings us face to face with the ambiguity beneath the optimism of the American dream with a swiftness and intensity that are in themselves magnificently dreamlike.
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primary_isbn 051770319
publishDate 1996, 1997, 2010, 2014
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series Vintage Contemporaries
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Businessmen -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Historical fiction, American, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Pulitzer Prize -- 1997
title_display Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer
title_full Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer / Steven Millhauser, Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer / by Steven Millhauser, Martin Dressler The Tale of an American Dreamer, Martin Dressler [sound recording] : the tale of an American dreamer / by Steven Millhauser
title_short Martin Dressler :
title_sub the tale of an American dreamer
topic_facet Audiobooks, Businessmen, Businesspeople, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, American, Literature, Pulitzer Prize