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The Resource Dancing lessons for the advanced in age, by Bohumil Hrabal ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell

Dancing lessons for the advanced in age, by Bohumil Hrabal ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell

Label
Dancing lessons for the advanced in age
Title
Dancing lessons for the advanced in age
Statement of responsibility
by Bohumil Hrabal ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • cze
  • eng
Summary
An elderly rake and womanizer tells his life's story to a group of sunbathing women who remind him of past lovers. Entire story is written in one long sentence
Member of
Summary
A grandiose old shoemaker tells his story to a circle of young women basking in the sun, a tale of amorous conquests and drunken misadventures
Storyline
Pace
Tone
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035206
Cataloging source
DLC
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1914-1997
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Hrabal, Bohumil
Dewey number
891.8/635
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Heim, Michael Henry
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Shoemakers
  • Conduct of life
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Conduct of life
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Shoemakers
  • Czechoslovakia
Target audience
adult
Label
Dancing lessons for the advanced in age, by Bohumil Hrabal ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell
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
ocn650211721
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxvii, 117 pages
Isbn
9781590173770
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010036715
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)650211721
Label
Dancing lessons for the advanced in age, by Bohumil Hrabal ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell
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
ocn650211721
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxvii, 117 pages
Isbn
9781590173770
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010036715
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)650211721

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