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Author Montes, Raphael, 1990- author.

Title Perfect days / Raphael Montes ; translated by Alison Entrekin.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
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 Morris Area PL Adult Fiction - MRBB-3  F MONTES R    DUE 09-28-20
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Fiction - NSLY-11  F MONTES    AVAILABLE
 Somonauk PL Adult Fiction NEW - SNBB-4  FIC MON    AVAILABLE
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 Woodstock PL Adult Fiction - WOLY-11  FICTION MONTES    AVAILABLE
Description 264 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Originally published as Dias perfeitos (São Paulo : Companhia das Letras, 2014).
Summary "A twisted young medical student kidnaps the girl of his dreams and embarks on a dark and delirious road trip across Brazil in the English-language debut of one of Brazil's most celebrated young crime writers. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio de Janeiro, he doesn't have many friends, and the only time he feels honest human emotion is in the presence of his medical school cadaver--that is, until he meets Clarice. She's almost his exact opposite: exotic, spontaneous, unafraid to speak her mind. An aspiring screenwriter, she's working on a screenplay called Perfect Days about three friends who go on a road trip across Brazil in search of romance. Teo is obsessed. He begins to stalk her, first following to her university, then to her home, and when she ultimately rejects him, Teo kidnaps her and they embark upon their very own twisted odyssey across Brazil, tracing the same route outlined in her screenplay. Through it all, Teo is certain that time is all he needs to prove to Clarice that they are made for each other, that time is all he needs to make her fall in love with him. But as the journey progresses, he keeps digging himself deeper and deeper into a pit that he can't get out of, stopping at nothing to ensure that no one gets in the way of their life together. Both tense and lurid, and brimming with suspense from the very first page, Perfect Days is a psychological thriller in the vein of Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley--a chilling journey in the passenger seat with a psychopath. It marks the English language debut of one of Brazil's most deliciously dark young writers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Medical students -- Fiction.
Stalkers -- Fiction.
Women screenwriters -- Fiction.
Abduction -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Suspense.
Abduction. (OCoLC)fst00794321
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Medical students. (OCoLC)fst01014683
Stalkers. (OCoLC)fst01131391
Women screenwriters. (OCoLC)fst01178516
Brazil -- Fiction.
Brazil. (OCoLC)fst01206830
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction).
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Psychological fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726481
Added Author Entrekin, Alison, translator.
Added Title Dias perfeitos. English
Other Form: Online version: Montes, Raphael, 1990- author. Perfect days New York : Penguin Press, 2016 9780698189140 (DLC) 2015047915
ISBN 9781594206405 (hardback)
1594206406 (hardback)

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