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The Resource If you cross the river : a novel, Geneviève Damas ; translated from the French by Jody Gladding

If you cross the river : a novel, Geneviève Damas ; translated from the French by Jody Gladding

Label
If you cross the river : a novel
Title
If you cross the river
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Geneviève Damas ; translated from the French by Jody Gladding
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Illiterate, isolated, and held at arm's length by a bitter father, François Sorrente has spent his seventeen years within narrow confines. By day he tends the family farm's pigs; by night he manages the household chores. Still, Franois can't help but wonder about the wider world and his place in it. Who was his mother, who he remembers not at all? And why is the opposite shore of the river, where his beloved older sister disappeared many years ago, forbidden to him? Propelled by curiosity, François turns to the eclectic denizens of his town to help make sense of these mysteries. He begins reading lessons with a melancholy curé, falls into an affair with a village woman, and affectionately confides his secrets to a velvet-eared piglet named Hyménée. As François questions both his origins and the course of his life, he begins to unlock the true story of his mother and sister, and comes to reinvent himself."--Provided by publisher
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Character
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10779041
Cataloging source
DLC
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Damas, Geneviève
Dewey number
843/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
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Gladding, Jody
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Farm life
  • Family secrets
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Reading (Adult education)
Label
If you cross the river : a novel, Geneviève Damas ; translated from the French by Jody Gladding
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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
ocn988845690
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9781571311207
Lccn
2017036825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988845690
Label
If you cross the river : a novel, Geneviève Damas ; translated from the French by Jody Gladding
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
ocn988845690
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9781571311207
Lccn
2017036825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988845690

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