The Resource Broken glass, (ebook)

Broken glass, (ebook)

Label
Broken glass
Title
Broken glass
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Republic of the Congo, in the town of Trois-Cents, in a bar called Credit Gone West, a former schoolteacher known as Broken Glass drinks red wine and records the stories of the bar and its regulars, including Stubborn Snail, the owner, who must battle church people, ex-alcoholics, tribal leaders, and thugs set on destroying him and his business; the Printer, who had his respectable life in France ruined by a white woman, his wife; Robinette, who could outdrink and outpiss any man until a skinny-legged stranger challenged her reign; and Broken Glass himself, whose own tale involves as much heartbreak, squalor, disappointment, and delusion. A brand-new edition of an irreverent, allusive, scatological, tragicomic masterpiece from one of our greatest living Francophone writers
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mabanckou, Alain
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcoholics
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Electronic books
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Self-perception
Target audience
adult
Label
Broken glass, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781593763084
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12202336
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12202336
System control number
MWT12202336
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Broken glass, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781593763084
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12202336
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12202336
System control number
MWT12202336
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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