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The Resource A country road, a tree, Jo Baker

A country road, a tree, Jo Baker

Label
A country road, a tree
Title
A country road, a tree
Statement of responsibility
Jo Baker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When war breaks out in Europe in 1939, a young, unknown writer journeys from his home in neutral Ireland to conflict-ridden Paris and is drawn into the maelstrom. With him we experience the hardships yet stubborn vibrancy at the heart of Europe during the Nazis' rise to power; his friendships with James Joyce and other luminaries; his quietly passionate devotion to the Frenchwoman who will become his lifelong companion; his secret work for the French Resistance and narrow escapes from the Gestapo; his flight from occupied Paris to the countryside; and the rubble of his life after liberation. And through it all we are witness to workings of a uniquely brilliant mind struggling to create a language that will express his experience of this shattered world. Here is a remarkable story of survival and determination, and a portrait of the extremes of human experience alchemized into timeless art"--
Summary
Samuel Beckett is a young writer living in Paris, intoxicated by new friendships with James Joyce and the other writers and artists making the vibrant city their creative home. But when war breaks out in 1939, he puts his life in mortal danger and joins the Resistance. The novel illuminates how his extraordinary literary gift is forged by war.
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2016.
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Provided by publisher
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10466728
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6102.A57
LC item number
C68 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
A country road, a tree, Jo Baker
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Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20631210
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781101947180
Lccn
2015041778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn918969596
  • (OCoLC)918969596
Label
A country road, a tree, Jo Baker
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20631210
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781101947180
Lccn
2015041778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn918969596
  • (OCoLC)918969596

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