The Resource Guano, Louis Carmain ; Rhonda Mullins, translator, (electronic resource)

Guano, Louis Carmain ; Rhonda Mullins, translator, (electronic resource)

Label
Guano
Title
Guano
Statement of responsibility
Louis Carmain ; Rhonda Mullins, translator
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bartleby the Scrivener meets Catch-22 in this charmingly sardonic tale of love, war and fertilizer. WINNER OF THE PRIX DES COLLEGIENS Simon turned his thoughts to her daily. There were few enough of them, but each one lingered. He imagined their life together. Sometimes even their children's lives. Sometimes he set his fantasies in Spain, sometimes America, less often Peru - so many settings, all of which turned into the bedroom, eventually. It's 1862, and Spain is a little rueful about letting Peru have their independence. Or, more importantly, letting Peru have the guano - 'white gold' - on the Chincha Islands. Simon is the ship's recorder on a scientific - okay, military - expedition when he meets, in Callao, the mysterious Montse. She asks of him only that he write her letters. Which he utterly fails to do. As military tensions escalate, so does Simon's unabated lust for Montse - even if he can't bring himself to do anything about it (translated from the French)
Member of
Summary
In 1862, amid the backdrop of increasing tensions between Peru and Spain, Simon's interest in Montse increases, even though he fails to do the one thing she's asked of him: write her letters.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10467002
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carmain, Louis
Dewey number
C843/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mullins, Rhonda
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http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Peru
Target audience
adult
Label
Guano, Louis Carmain ; Rhonda Mullins, translator, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11525207
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770564244
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11525207
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Guano, Louis Carmain ; Rhonda Mullins, translator, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11525207
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770564244
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11525207
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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