White Noise
White Noise



Jack Gladney teaches Hitler studies at a liberal arts college in Middle America where his colleagues include New York expatriates who want to immerse themselves in "American magic and dread." Jack and his fourth wife, Babette, bound by love, fear of death, and four ultramodern offspring, navigate the usual rocky passages of family life to the background babble of brand-name consumerism. Then a lethal black cloud floats over their lives, an airborne "toxic event," an industrial accident. The menacing cloud is a more urgent and visible version of the "white noise" engulfing the Gladney family - radio transmissions, sirens, microwaves, ultrasonic appliances, and TV murmurings - pulsing with life, yet filled with dread and danger.

Title White Noise
Author Don DeLillo
Publisher Penguin Books
Title First Published 07 January 1986
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 336 p.
ISBN-10 0140077022
ISBN-13 9780140077025
Publication Date 07 January 1986
Main content page count 336
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $16.00
 


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