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The Resource August, Romina Paula ; translated by Jennifer Croft

August, Romina Paula ; translated by Jennifer Croft

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August
Title
August
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Romina Paula ; translated by Jennifer Croft
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  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"Traveling home to rural Patagonia, a young woman grapples with herself as she makes the journey to scatter the ashes of her friend Andrea. Twenty-one-year-old Emilia might still be living, but she's jaded by her studies and discontent with her boyfriend, and apathetic toward the idea of moving on. Despite the admiration she receives for having relocated to Buenos Aires, in reality, cosmopolitanism and a career seem like empty scams. Instead, she finds her life pathetic. Once home, Emilia stays with Andrea's parents, wearing the dead girl's clothes, sleeping in her bed, and befriending her cat. Her life put on hold, she loses herself to days wondering how if what had happened-leaving an ex, leaving Patagonia, Andrea leaving her-hadn't happened. Both a reverse coming-of-age story and a tangled homecoming tale, this frank confession to a deceased confidante. A keen portrait of a young generation stagnating in an increasingly globalized Argentina, August considers the banality of life against the sudden changes that accompany death."--
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Summary
Emilia parses through the five years since her best friend’s suicide in this self-deprecating examination of grief and loss
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560518
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DLC
Dewey number
863/.7
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
August, Romina Paula ; translated by Jennifer Croft
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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
ocn959036333
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Feminist Press edition.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9781558614307
Lccn
2016046248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959036333
Label
August, Romina Paula ; translated by Jennifer Croft
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
ocn959036333
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Feminist Press edition.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9781558614307
Lccn
2016046248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959036333

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