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The Resource Among strange victims : a novel, by Daniel Saldaña París ; translated by Christina MacSweeney

Among strange victims : a novel, by Daniel Saldaña París ; translated by Christina MacSweeney

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Among strange victims : a novel
Title
Among strange victims
Title remainder
a novel
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by Daniel Saldaña París ; translated by Christina MacSweeney
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Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
""His tools are brilliant syntax, the ability to achieve highly powerful, recurrent images, a set of relationships between the plot strands that are more than a forced structure, and humor, a corrosive humor that never leads to laughter, but is present in every phrase of the book, charged with relentless sardonic irony."-FactorcriticoRodrigo likes his vacant lot, its resident chicken, and being left alone. But when passivity finds him accidentally married to Cecilia, he trades Mexico City for the sun-bleached desolation of his hometown and domestic life with Cecilia for the debauched company of a poet, a philosopher, and Micaela, whose allure includes the promise of time travel. Earthy, playful, and sly, Among Strange Victims is a psychedelic ode to the pleasures of not measuring--
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Slackers meets Savage Detectives in this polyphonic ode to the pleasures of not measuring up
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10507123
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Dewey number
863/.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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adult
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Among strange victims : a novel, by Daniel Saldaña París ; translated by Christina MacSweeney
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Note
"Originally published in Spanish as En medio de extrañas víctimas by Sexto Piso, Mexico, 2013."--Title page verso
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn920018917
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9781566894302
Lccn
2015033493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)920018917
Label
Among strange victims : a novel, by Daniel Saldaña París ; translated by Christina MacSweeney
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Spanish as En medio de extrañas víctimas by Sexto Piso, Mexico, 2013."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn920018917
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9781566894302
Lccn
2015033493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)920018917

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