The Resource Distant Palaces, (ebook)

Distant Palaces, (ebook)

Label
Distant Palaces
Title
Distant Palaces
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With passion and eloquence, master craftsman Abilio Estevez brings to life the mysterious, broken down city of Havana on the eve of the new millennium. Victorio, a lonely, middle-aged gay man, awakes to the news that the ancient palace where he rents a tiny apartment is scheduled to be demolished, leaving him homeless. Wandering the streets in search of a new place to call his own, he meets two unusual people who are destined to change his life: Salma, a young prostitute, and Don Fuco, an eccentric old clown who brings both of them to live in his own refuge, an abandoned theater. In a city riddled with conflict and no longer tolerant of outcasts, the pair find solace in one another and in the dilapidated theater that shelters them, and a renewed joy in their collective abilities to entertain people with their clowning. But when the harsh realities of life intrude on their self-contained utopia, Victorio and Salma are forced back out into the streets, where they struggle to keep beauty and laughter alive
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Estevez, Abilio
Dewey number
863.64
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Homeless persons
  • Outcasts
  • Clowns
  • Havana (Cuba)
Target audience
adult
Label
Distant Palaces, (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
9781628722369
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12267716
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12267716
System control number
MWT12267716
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Distant Palaces, (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
9781628722369
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12267716
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12267716
System control number
MWT12267716
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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