The Resource The angel's jig, Daniel Poliquin ; Wayne Grady, translator., (ebook)

The angel's jig, Daniel Poliquin ; Wayne Grady, translator., (ebook)

Label
The angel's jig
Title
The angel's jig
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Poliquin ; Wayne Grady, translator.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Facing the dwindling years of his life, an old man waits for his turn on the auction block, hoping to be sold to a family as decent as the one he is leaving. It is not the first time he has been here, and it may not be the last. Mute in life but loquacious on the page, the old man tells the colorful story of his rootless life. Abandoned by his family and first auctioned off at the age of seven - "Ladies and gentlemen, this boy may not be a rare gem, but he is certainly worth a look" - he moves from one farm to another, taking comfort from the people around him. Daniel Poliquin's picaresque novel revisits an all-but-forgotten era, when orphaned children and the elderly poor were auctioned into a form of indentured servitude. Narrated through the eyes and ears of an unforgettable protagonist, The Angel's Jig is a joyous meditation on identity and the unpredictable voyage of existence. translation by award-winning translator Wayne Grady
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Midwest
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Poliquin, Daniel
Dewey number
C843/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Orphans
  • Older men
  • Poor
  • Farmers
  • Auctions
  • Resilience (Personality trait)
  • Electronic books
  • New Brunswick
  • New Brunswick
Target audience
adult
Label
The angel's jig, Daniel Poliquin ; Wayne Grady, translator., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780864927415
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12371644
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12371644
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The angel's jig, Daniel Poliquin ; Wayne Grady, translator., (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
9780864927415
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12371644
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12371644
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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