The Resource Empty set, Veronica Gerber Bicecci ; translated by Christina MacSweeney

Empty set, Veronica Gerber Bicecci ; translated by Christina MacSweeney

Label
Empty set
Title
Empty set
Statement of responsibility
Veronica Gerber Bicecci ; translated by Christina MacSweeney
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
""Veronica Gerber writes with a luminous intimacy; her novel is clever, vibrant, moving, profoundly original. Reading it made me feel as if the world had been rebuilt."--Francisco Goldman "From the very beginning, Veronica Gerber set out to write a novel that would end up at a loss for words. She alone could achieve this feat: because she's a visual artist who takes everything she reads in as concentric circles threaded with color, and because she writes essays on painters who write across canvasses and writers who paint plots from the realities of life. She alone could bring the necessary silence to a novel so perfect it ended up leaving me speechless as well." -Jorge F. Hernandez How do you draw an affair? A family? Can a Venn diagram show the ways overlaps turn into absences, tree rings tell us what happens when mothers leave? Can we fall in love according to the hop skip of an acrostic? Empty Set is a novel of patterns, its young narrator's attempt at making sense of inevitable loss, tracing her way forward in loops, triangles, and broken lines. Veronica Gerber Bicecci is a visual artist who writes. In 2013 she was awarded the third Aura Estrada prize for literature. She is an editor with Tumbona Ediciones, a publishing cooperative with a catalogue that explores the intersections between literature and art"--
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Summary
A Venn diagram for love, Bicecci's narrator traces and reconstructs her relationships using geometry, ice cores, and tree rings
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10622045
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DLC
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1981-
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Gerber Bicecci, Verónica
Dewey number
863/.7
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from Spanish
Literary form
fiction
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MacSweeney, Christina
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True
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  • Families
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Set theory
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Families
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Set theory
Target audience
adult
Label
Empty set, Veronica Gerber Bicecci ; translated by Christina MacSweeney
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn974677353
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781566894944
Lccn
2017030786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)974677353
Label
Empty set, Veronica Gerber Bicecci ; translated by Christina MacSweeney
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
ocn974677353
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781566894944
Lccn
2017030786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)974677353

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