The Resource Gould's book of fish: : a novel in twelve fish, (ebook)

Gould's book of fish: : a novel in twelve fish, (ebook)

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Gould's book of fish: : a novel in twelve fish
Title
Gould's book of fish:
Title remainder
a novel in twelve fish
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Language
eng
Summary
Once upon a time, when the earth was still young, before the fish in the sea and all the living things on land began to be destroyed, a man named William Buelow Gould was sentenced to life imprisonment at the most feared penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish. He fell in love with the black mistress of the warder and discovered too late that to love is not safe; he attempted to keep a record of the strange reality he saw in prison, only to realize that history is not written by those who are ruled. Acclaimed as a masterpiece around the world, Gould's Book of Fish is at once a marvelously imagined epic of nineteenth-century Australia and a contemporary fable, a tale of horror, and a celebration of love, all transformed by a convict painter into pictures of fish
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1961-
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Flanagan, Richard
Dewey number
823/.914
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Gould, William Buelow
  • Marine animals in art
  • Prisoners as artists
  • Penal colonies
  • Fishes in art
  • Australia
  • Prisoners
  • Painters
  • Australia
  • Nineteenth century
Target audience
adult
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Gould's book of fish: : a novel in twelve fish, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802191991
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11801207
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remote
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11801207
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MWT11801207
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gould's book of fish: : a novel in twelve fish, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802191991
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11801207
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11801207
System control number
MWT11801207
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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