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The Resource Shantytown, César Aira ; translated by Chris Andrews

Shantytown, César Aira ; translated by Chris Andrews

Label
Shantytown
Title
Shantytown
Statement of responsibility
César Aira ; translated by Chris Andrews
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A middle-class, directionless ox of a young man who helps the trash pickers of Buenos Aires's shantytown attracts the attention of a corrupt policeman who would use anyone including innocent kids to break a drug ring he believes is operating in the slum. By the author of An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
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Aira, César
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
Language note
"Originally published in Spanish as La Villa by Emecã Editores S.A., Argentina in 2001; published in conjunction with the literary Agency Michael Gaeb/Berlin."
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Andrews, Chris
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Argentine fiction
  • Argentine literature
  • Drug dealers
  • Police corruption
  • Young men
  • Slums
  • Ragpickers
  • Argentine fiction
  • Argentine literature
  • Drug dealers
  • Police corruption
  • Ragpickers
  • Slums
  • Young men
  • Argentina
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
Label
Shantytown, César Aira ; translated by Chris Andrews
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A New Directions Paperbook Original."
  • Translated from the Spanish
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn829988854
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
162 pages
Isbn
9780811219112
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
2013027464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1175640
  • (Sirsi) o829988854
  • (OCoLC)829988854
Label
Shantytown, César Aira ; translated by Chris Andrews
Publication
Note
  • "A New Directions Paperbook Original."
  • Translated from the Spanish
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn829988854
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
162 pages
Isbn
9780811219112
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Lccn
2013027464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1175640
  • (Sirsi) o829988854
  • (OCoLC)829988854

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