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The Resource Nothing but waves and wind, Christine Montalbetti ; translated from the French by Jane Kuntz

Nothing but waves and wind, Christine Montalbetti ; translated from the French by Jane Kuntz

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Nothing but waves and wind
Title
Nothing but waves and wind
Statement of responsibility
Christine Montalbetti ; translated from the French by Jane Kuntz
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A musty bar in off-season Cannon Beach, Oregon, provides the setting for an unsuspecting Frenchman's introduction to the many ways life can go wrong for the unlucky in America. He listens as the barflies nightly recount their tales of woe--betrayal, broken families, financial ruin. Though they seem at first to tolerate the newcomer's presence and sympathy, a tide of violence is rising, one he perceives only dimly until it is too late to escape. Made doubly powerful by her poetic fascination with the violence and volatility of the American landscape itself, Montalbetti's novel is a thrilling study of the senseless cruelty disappointed men are capable of
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10573017
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DLC
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Montalbetti, Christine
Dewey number
843/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Kuntz, Jane
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True
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  • French
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Oregon
Target audience
adult
Label
Nothing but waves and wind, Christine Montalbetti ; translated from the French by Jane Kuntz
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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
ocn958481021
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Dalkey Archive edition.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9781943150182
Lccn
2017005012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958481021
Label
Nothing but waves and wind, Christine Montalbetti ; translated from the French by Jane Kuntz
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
ocn958481021
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Dalkey Archive edition.
Extent
210 pages
Isbn
9781943150182
Lccn
2017005012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958481021

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