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The Resource Bech : a book, John Updike

Bech : a book, John Updike

Label
Bech : a book
Title
Bech
Title remainder
a book
Statement of responsibility
John Updike
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Jewish American novelist Henry Bech--procrastinating, libidinous, and tart-tongued, his reputation growing while his powers decline--made his first appearance in 1965, in John Updike's "The Bulgarian Poetess." That story won the O. Henry First Prize, and it and the six Bech adventures that followed make up this collection. "Bech is the writer in me," Updike once said, "creaking but lusty, battered but undiscourageable, fed on the blood of ink and the bread of white paper." As he trots the globe, promotes himself, and lurches from one woman's bed to another's, Bech views life with a blend of wonder and cynicism that will make followers of the lit-biz smile with delight and wince in recognition
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060126
Cataloging source
VAN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Updike, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bech, Henry (Fictitious character)
  • Jewish authors
  • Jewish men
  • Novelists
  • Bech, Henry (Fictitious character)
  • Jewish authors
  • Jewish men
  • Novelists
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a book
Label
Bech : a book, John Updike
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in the US in 1970; reissue in trade paperback, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
1970140
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 180 pages
Isbn
9780449004524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780449004524
  • (OCoLC)814523938
Label
Bech : a book, John Updike
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in the US in 1970; reissue in trade paperback, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
1970140
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 180 pages
Isbn
9780449004524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780449004524
  • (OCoLC)814523938

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