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The Resource The watch : a novel, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

The watch : a novel, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

Label
The watch : a novel
Title
The watch
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At a stark outpost in the Kandahar mountain range, a team of American soldiers watches a young Afghan woman approach. She has come to beg for the return of her brother's body. The camp's tense, claustrophobic atmosphere comes to a boil as the men argue about what to do next. Taking its cues from the Antigone myth, this significant, eloquent novel recreates the chaos, intensity, and immediacy of war, and conveys the inevitable repercussions felt by the soldiers, their families, and by one sister"--
Summary
At an outpost in the Kandahar mountain range, a team of American soldiers watches a young Afghan woman approach. She has come to ask for the return of her brother's body. The camp's tense atmosphere comes to a boil as the men argue about what to do next. Taking its cues from the Antigone myth, this novel recreates the chaos, intensity, and immediacy of war.
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10078907
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roy-Bhattacharya, Joydeep
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Afghan War (2001- )
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
Target audience
adult
Label
The watch : a novel, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
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
ocn753624677
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780307955890
Lccn
2011037317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021151014
System control number
(OCoLC)753624677
Label
The watch : a novel, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
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
ocn753624677
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780307955890
Lccn
2011037317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021151014
System control number
(OCoLC)753624677

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