The Resource The little French bistro : a novel, Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare

The little French bistro : a novel, Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare

Label
The little French bistro : a novel
Title
The little French bistro
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare
Title variation
Little Breton bistro
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Marianne Messman, a housewife, wants to escape her loveless marriage and an uncaring and unfeeling husband of 35 years. She and her husband, army sergeant major Lothar, take a trip to Paris, during which Marianne leaps off the Pont Neuf into the Seine, but she is saved from drowning by a homeless man. Angered by her behaviour Major Lothar takes a coach trip back home to Germany, expecting that a psychologist will escort Marianne home a few days later. However, Marianne comes across a hand-painted scene of the tiny port of Kerdruc in Brittany, and becomes fixated with the place
Member of
Summary
Overcome by regrets after decades in a loveless and unhappy marriage, Marianne attempts suicide and is abandoned by her husband before finding herself in picturesque Brittany, where she finds loving new friends who encourage her to develop her talents for her own pleasure
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563844
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
George, Nina
Dewey number
833.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pare, Simon
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Brittany (France)
  • France
  • Friendship
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • France
Target audience
adult
Label
The little French bistro : a novel, Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the German
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
ocn959032608
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780451495587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959032608
Label
The little French bistro : a novel, Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare
Publication
Note
Translated from the German
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
ocn959032608
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780451495587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959032608

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