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The palace thief, Ethan Canin

Label
The palace thief
Title
The palace thief
Statement of responsibility
Ethan Canin
Title variation
Emperor's club
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In this brilliant new book, the author of Emperor of the Air and Blue River gives us four stunning fictional portraits - unforgettable stories in which moments of revelation illuminate lives. "Character is fate," wrote Heraclitus. In The Palace Thief we meet people struggling to understand the strange, surprising turns their lives have taken. In "Accountant," a quintessential company man who has always played by the rules becomes obsessed with the phenomenal success of a
  • Reckless childhood friend. "Batorsag and Szerelem" tells the story of a boy's fascination with the rebellion and the mysterious life and language of his brother, a math prodigy. In "City of Broken Hearts," a divorced father tries to fathom the patterns of modern relationships. And in "The Palace Thief," a history teacher at an exclusive boarding school reflects on the vicissitudes of a lifetime connection with a student scoundrel. The Palace Thief is a remarkable
  • Achievement, a fiction classic, by one of America's finest writers
Summary
A collection of novellas features characters who are trying to understand why their lives have taken such surprising turns
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
001235
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A495
LC item number
P34 1994
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The palace thief, Ethan Canin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0703/93026888-d.html
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
Contents
The accountant -- Batorsag and Szerelem -- City of broken hearts -- The palace thief
Control code
ocm28506678
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780679419624
Lccn
93026888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)28506678
Label
The palace thief, Ethan Canin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0703/93026888-d.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The accountant -- Batorsag and Szerelem -- City of broken hearts -- The palace thief
Control code
ocm28506678
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780679419624
Lccn
93026888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)28506678

Library Locations

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