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The Resource Shame : a novel, Salman Rushdie

Shame : a novel, Salman Rushdie

Label
Shame : a novel
Title
Shame
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Salman Rushdie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The novel that set the stage for his modern classic, "The Satanic Verses," "Shame" is Salman Rushdie's phantasmagoric epic of an unnamed country that is "not quite Pakistan." In this dazzling tale of an ongoing duel between the families of two men-one a celebrated wager of war, the other a debauched lover of pleasure-Rushdie brilliantly portrays a world caught between honor and humiliation-"shamelessness, shame: the roots of violence." "Shame" is an astonishing story that grows more timely by the day
Summary
The novel that set the stage for his modern classic, The Satanic Verses, Shame is Salman Rushdie's phantasmagoric epic of an unnamed country that is "not quite Pakistan." In this dazzling tale of an ongoing duel between the families of two men-one a celebrated wager of war, the other a debauched lover of pleasure-Rushdie brilliantly portrays a world caught between honor and humiliation-"shamelessness, shame: the roots of violence." Shame is an astonishing story that grows more timely by the day
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
008758
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rushdie, Salman
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pakistan
  • Shame
  • Political fiction
  • Political fiction
  • Shame
  • Pakistan
Target audience
adult
Label
Shame : a novel, Salman Rushdie
Instantiates
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
ocn214286176
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2008 Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
ix, 307 pages
Isbn
9780812976700
Isbn Type
(paperback
Lccn
2008272674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)214286176
Label
Shame : a novel, Salman Rushdie
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
ocn214286176
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2008 Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
ix, 307 pages
Isbn
9780812976700
Isbn Type
(paperback
Lccn
2008272674
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)214286176

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