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Cosmopolis

A Novel
DeLillo, Don (Book - 2003)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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It is an April day in the year 2000 and an era is about to end. The booming times of market optimism-when the culture boiled with money and corporations seemed more vital and influential than governments- are poised to crash. Eric Packer, a billionaire asset manager at age twenty-eight, emerges from his penthouse triplex and settles into his lavishly customized white stretch limousine. Today he is a man with two missions: to pursue a cataclysmic bet against the yen and to get a haircut across town. Stalled in traffic by a presidential motorcade, a music idol's funeral and a violent political demonstration, Eric receives a string of visitors-experts on security, technology, currency, finance and a few sexual partners-as the limo sputters toward an increasingly uncertain future. Cosmopolis , Don DeLillo's thirteenth novel, is both intimate and global, a vivid and moving account of the spectacular downfall of one man, and of an era.
Authors: DeLillo, Don
Title: Cosmopolis
a novel
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2003.
Characteristics: 209 p. ;,23 cm.
Local Note: 15 35 53 109 112 118 133 152 203 210 224 228 231 244 264 278
ISBN: 9781451689396
0743244249
Statement of Responsibility: Don DeLillo
Subject Headings: Self-destructive behavior Fiction. Foreign exchange market Fiction. New York (N.Y.) Fiction. Murder victims Fiction. Young men Fiction.
Genre/Form: Psychological fiction-2003.
Topical Term: Self-destructive behavior
Foreign exchange market
Murder victims
Young men
LCCN: 2002030540
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Robert Pattinson will star in David Cronenberg's adaptation of Don DeLillo's novel Cosmopolis, "stepping into the shoes that were to be worn by Colin Farrell," according to the Hollywood Reporter, which added that Paul Giamatti and Marion Cotillard are also in the cast for the film, which is scheduled to begin shooting in mid-May in Toronto.

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