The Resource A little lumpen novelita, Roberto Bolaño ; translated by Natasha Wimmer

A little lumpen novelita, Roberto Bolaño ; translated by Natasha Wimmer

Label
A little lumpen novelita
Title
A little lumpen novelita
Statement of responsibility
Roberto Bolaño ; translated by Natasha Wimmer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"A Little Lumpen Novelita percolates with a young writer's fierce ambitions and intensely tender love of women. "Now I am a mother and a married woman, but not long ago I led a life of crime": so Bianca begins her tale of growing up the hard way in Rome in A Little Lumpen Novelita. Orphaned overnight as a teenager--"our parents died in a car crash on their first vacation without us"--she drops out of school, gets a crappy job, sees a terrible brightness at night, and drifts into bad company. Her little brother brings home two petty criminals who need a place to stay. As the four of them share the family apartment and plot a strange crime, Bianca learns she can drift lower... Electric, tense with foreboding, and written in jagged, propulsive short chapters, A Little Lumpen Novelita--one of the first novels Roberto Bolano ever published--delivers a surprising, fractured tale of taking control of one's fate"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
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1953-2003
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Bolaño, Roberto
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wimmer, Natasha
  • Bolaño, Roberto
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Life change events
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
  • Rome (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
A little lumpen novelita, Roberto Bolaño ; translated by Natasha Wimmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A New Directions Book."
  • "Originally published in Spanish as Una novelita lumpen in 2002"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780811223355
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014018071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 131643
  • 5492005
Label
A little lumpen novelita, Roberto Bolaño ; translated by Natasha Wimmer
Publication
Note
  • "A New Directions Book."
  • "Originally published in Spanish as Una novelita lumpen in 2002"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780811223355
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014018071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 131643
  • 5492005

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