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The Resource Conversations, by Cesar Aira ; translated by Katherine Silver

Conversations, by Cesar Aira ; translated by Katherine Silver

Label
Conversations
Title
Conversations
Statement of responsibility
by Cesar Aira ; translated by Katherine Silver
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"Daily conversations in outdoor cafés with cultured friends can help make reality a little more real. Unfortunately, however, during one such conversation, one man spots a gold Rolex watch on a TV soap opera's goatherd. This seemingly small absurdity sets off alarms: strange sensations of deception, distress, and incipient madness. The two men's uneasiness soon becomes a nightmare as the TV adventure advances with a real-life plot -- involving a mutant strain of killer algae -- to take over the world! Conversations, a reality within a fiction within a parallel reality, is hilariously funny and surprisingly touching" --
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10319299
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aira, César
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ7798.1.I7
LC item number
C6613 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Silver, Katherine
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conversation
  • Coffeehouses
  • Friendship
  • Television programs
Target audience
adult
Label
Conversations, by Cesar Aira ; translated by Katherine Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A New directions paperbook original."
  • "First published in Spanish as Las conversaciones."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn875403648
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
88 pages
Isbn
9780811221108
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014003892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)875403648
Label
Conversations, by Cesar Aira ; translated by Katherine Silver
Publication
Note
  • "A New directions paperbook original."
  • "First published in Spanish as Las conversaciones."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn875403648
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
88 pages
Isbn
9780811221108
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014003892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)875403648

Library Locations

    • Central LibraryBorrow it
      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
    • Willie Mae Kirk Branch Borrow it
      3101 Oak Springs Dr., Austin, TX, 78723, US
      30.2729762 -97.699748
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