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The Resource In the café of lost youth, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Chris Clarke

In the café of lost youth, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Chris Clarke

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In the café of lost youth
Title
In the café of lost youth
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Chris Clarke
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Who was Louki? Did anyone really know? She made her mark on all of us in different ways. We all remember her, some of us more than others, but did any of us truly know her? Can anyone honestly say they know another person? In the Café of Lost Youth is vintage Patrick Modiano, an absorbing evocation of a particular Paris of the 1950s, shadowy and shady, a secret world of writers, criminals, drinkers, and drifters. The novel, which includes vignettes of a number of historical figures and is inspired in part by the circle (depicted in the photographs of Ed van der Elsken) of the notorious and charismatic Guy Debord, centers on the enigmatic, waiflike figure of Louki, who catches everyone's attention even as she eludes possession or comprehension. Through the eyes of four very different narrators, we contemplate Louki's character and her fate, while Modiano explores the themes of identity, memory, time, and forgetting that are at the heart of his hypnotic and deeply moving art"--
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Who was Louki? Did anyone really know? She made her mark on all of us in different ways. We all remember her, some of us more than others, but did any of us truly know her? Can anyone honestly say they know another person?
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10480619
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DLC
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1945-
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Modiano, Patrick
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Clarke, Chris
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True
Series statement
New York Review Books Classics
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  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
In the café of lost youth, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Chris Clarke
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn911171953
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
118 pages
Isbn
9781590179536
Lccn
2015039566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911171953
Label
In the café of lost youth, Patrick Modiano ; translated from the French by Chris Clarke
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
ocn911171953
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
118 pages
Isbn
9781590179536
Lccn
2015039566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911171953

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