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The Resource August, October, Andrés Barba ; translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman

August, October, Andrés Barba ; translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman

Label
August, October
Title
August, October
Statement of responsibility
Andrés Barba ; translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Tomás goes with his well-off family on their usual seaside summer holiday, but he is at a stage in his life when nothing is the same. Sullenly detached from them, full of confused intimations of sexuality, he is also faced with death when his widowed aunt, who lives in the resort, is taken seriously ill. As he becomes close to her on her deathbed he frequents the forbidden in the form of some lower-class village kids--casually transgressive boys and even more alien, sexually knowing girls
Member of
Summary
While vacationing in a seaside town, Tomâas struggles with his detachment from his parents, his aunt's illness, and after befriending some local kids becomes involved in a dark incident
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10451370
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated into English from the Spanish
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
August, October, Andrés Barba ; translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn904968427
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9788494365812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)904968427
Label
August, October, Andrés Barba ; translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman
Publication
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
ocn904968427
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9788494365812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)904968427

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