The Resource Flesh and bone and water : a novel, Luiza Sauma, (electronic resource)

Flesh and bone and water : a novel, Luiza Sauma, (electronic resource)

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Flesh and bone and water : a novel
Title
Flesh and bone and water
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Luiza Sauma
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Language
eng
Summary
From an exciting new voice in literary fiction, a seductive, dazzling, atmospheric story of family, class, and deception set against the mesmerizing backdrops of Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon River, and London. André is a listless Brazilian teenager and the son of a successful plastic surgeon who lives a life of wealth and privilege, shuttling between the hot sands of Ipanema beach and his family's luxurious penthouse apartment. In 1985, when he is just sixteen, André's mother is killed in a car accident. Clouded with grief, André, his younger brother Thiago, and his father travel with their domestic help to Belem, a jungle city on the mouth of the Amazon, where the intense heat of the rainforest only serves to heighten their volatile emotions. After they arrive back in Rio, André's father loses himself in his work, while André spends his evenings in the family apartment with Luana, the beautiful daughter of the family's maid. Three decades later, and now a successful surgeon himself, André is a middle-aged father, living in London, and recently separated from his British wife. He drinks too much wine and is plagued by recurring dreams. One day he receives an unexpected letter from Luana, which begins to reveal the other side of their story, a story André has long repressed. In deeply affecting prose, debut novelist Luiza Sauma transports readers to a dramatic place where natural wonder and human desire collide. Cutting across race and class, time and place, from London to Rio to the dense humidity of the Amazon, Flesh and Bone and Water straddles two worlds with haunting meditations on race, sex, and power in a deftly plotted coming-of-age story about the nature of identity, the vicissitudes of memory, and how both can bend to protect us from the truth
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Sauma, Luiza
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PR9306.9.S28
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kristin Atherton and Charlie Anson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Atherton, Kristin
  • Anson, Charlie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Early memories
  • Surgeons
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mothers
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Brazil
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Flesh and bone and water : a novel, Luiza Sauma, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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Content category
spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 52 min., 14 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9781508234777
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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31de9cdc-5aa9-44fd-b97b-f97c72252d70
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other
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(OCoLC)990803736
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Label
Flesh and bone and water : a novel, Luiza Sauma, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 52 min., 14 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508234777
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
31de9cdc-5aa9-44fd-b97b-f97c72252d70
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)990803736
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not applicable
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not applicable

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