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The Resource Cockroach, Rawi Hage, (electronic resource)

Cockroach, Rawi Hage, (electronic resource)

Label
Cockroach
Title
Cockroach
Statement of responsibility
Rawi Hage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cockroach is as urgent, unsettling, and brilliant as Rawi Hage's bestselling and critically acclaimed first book, De Niro's Game. The novel takes place during one month of a bitterly cold winter in Montreal's restless immigrant community, where a self-described thief has just tried but failed to commit suicide. Rescued against his will, the narrator is obliged to attend sessions with a well-intentioned but naive therapist. This sets the story in motion, leading us back to the narrator's violent childhood in a war-torn country, forward into his current life in the smoky emigre cafes where every
Cataloging source
QE2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hage, Rawi
Dewey number
C813/.6
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.H33
LC item number
C63 2008eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Thieves
  • FICTION / General
  • Immigrants
  • Thieves
  • Montréal (Québec)
  • Québec
Label
Cockroach, Rawi Hage, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5835A707-35FA-4671-AF3B-1CA5AD923368
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn632165826
Extent
1 online resource (305 p. : port.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887848506
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)632165826
Label
Cockroach, Rawi Hage, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5835A707-35FA-4671-AF3B-1CA5AD923368
Publication
Control code
ocn632165826
Extent
1 online resource (305 p. : port.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887848506
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)632165826
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