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The Resource The storyteller, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Helen Lane

The storyteller, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Helen Lane

Label
The storyteller
Title
The storyteller
Statement of responsibility
Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Helen Lane
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
From the Publisher: At a small gallery in Florence, a Peruvian writer happens upon a photograph of a tribal storyteller deep in the jungles of the Amazon. He is overcome with the eerie sense that he knows this man-that the storyteller is not an Indian at all but an old school friend, Saul Zuratas. As recollections of Zuratas flow through his mind, the writer begins to imagine Zuratas's transformation from a modern to a central member of the unacculturated Machiguenga tribe. Weaving the mysteries of identity, storytelling, and truth, Vargas Llosa has created a spellbinding tale of one man's journey from the modern world to our origins, abandoning one in order to find meaning in both
Member of
Summary
Seeing a photograph of an Amazon tribal storyteller, a Peruvian writer becomes certain that the man is one of his old school friends and begins to imagine his transformation from the person he knew into a central member of the Machiguenga tribe
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060394
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vargas Llosa, Mario
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ8498.32.A65
LC item number
H3413 2001
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lane, Helen R
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Storytellers
  • Tribes
  • Spanish literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The storyteller, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Helen Lane
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
ocm48038599
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
245 p.
Isbn
9780312420284
Lccn
2001038745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)48038599
Label
The storyteller, Mario Vargas Llosa ; translated by Helen Lane
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
ocm48038599
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
245 p.
Isbn
9780312420284
Lccn
2001038745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)48038599

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