The Resource Villa incognito, Tom Robbins, (electronic resource)

Villa incognito, Tom Robbins, (electronic resource)

Label
Villa incognito
Title
Villa incognito
Statement of responsibility
Tom Robbins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Imagine that there are American MIAs who chose to remain missing after the Vietnam War. Imagine that there is a family in which four generations of strong, alluring women have shared a mysterious connection to an outlandish figure from Japanese folklore. Imagine just those things (don't even try to imagine the love story) and you'll have a foretaste of Tom Robbins's eighth and perhaps most beautifully crafted novel--a work as timeless as myth yet as topical as the latest international threat. On one level, this is a book about identity, masquerade and disguise--about "the false mustache of the world"--But neither the mists of Laos nor the smog of Bangkok, neither the overcast of Seattle nor the fog of San Francisco, neither the murk of the intelligence community nor the mummery of the circus can obscure the linguistic phosphor that illuminates the pages of Villa Incognito
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robbins, Tom
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O233
LC item number
V55 2003eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Folklore
  • Laos
  • Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
Villa incognito, Tom Robbins, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0DE64E74-C4F9-4199-B056-F7F33477A55B
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn276684834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553901924
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276684834
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Villa incognito, Tom Robbins, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0DE64E74-C4F9-4199-B056-F7F33477A55B
Publication
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
Control code
ocn276684834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553901924
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276684834
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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