The Resource Cain's book, (ebook)

Cain's book, (ebook)

Label
Cain's book
Title
Cain's book
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Beat-era novel of heroin addiction in 1950s New York City. This is the journal of Joe Necchi, a junkie living on a barge that plies the rivers and bays of New York. Joe's world is the half-world of drugs and addicts-the world of furtive fixes in sordid Harlem apartments, of police pursuits down deserted subway stations. Junk for Necchi, however, is a tool, freely chosen and fully justified; he is Cain, the malcontent, the profligate, the rebel who lives by no one's rules but his own. Author Alexander Trocchi's muse was drugs-but in this novel, he does not romanticize the source of his inspiration. If the experience of heroin, of the "fix," is central to Cain's Book, both its destructive force and the possibilities it holds for creativity are recognized and accepted without apology
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1925-1984
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Trocchi, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Trocchi, Alexander
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Cain's book, (ebook)
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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
9780802188854
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12367513
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12367513
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cain's book, (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
9780802188854
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12367513
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12367513
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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