The Resource Happiness, as such, by Natalia Ginzburg ; translated from the Italian by Minna Zallman Proctor, (electronic resource)

Happiness, as such, by Natalia Ginzburg ; translated from the Italian by Minna Zallman Proctor, (electronic resource)

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Happiness, as such
Title
Happiness, as such
Statement of responsibility
by Natalia Ginzburg ; translated from the Italian by Minna Zallman Proctor
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"The hauntingly beautiful epistolary novel from 'a glowing light of modern Italian literature' (New York Times Book Review). At the heart of Happiness As Such is an absence, an abyss that draws everyone nearer to its edge, created by the departure of a family's wayward only son, Michele, who has fled from Italy to England to escape the dangers and threats of his radical political ties. This novel is part epistolary: his mother writes letters to him, nagging him; his sister Angelica writes to him too; so does Mara, his former lover, who gave birth to a child who could be his own. Left to clean up Michele's mess, his family and friends complain and commiserate, making mistakes and missteps, attempting to cope in the only ways that they know how. With a few brushstrokes, Natalia Ginzburg can flesh out an entire existence and all its pitfalls and disappointments with unmatched clarity. One of Natalia Ginzburg's finest achievements, Happiness As Such is an experimental, wise, raw, comic novel, written in powerful prose that cuts to the bone with surgical precision"--
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Ginzburg, Natalia
Dewey number
853/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ4817.I5
LC item number
C313 2019
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Proctor, Minna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young men
  • Families
Label
Happiness, as such, by Natalia Ginzburg ; translated from the Italian by Minna Zallman Proctor, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0024898699
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Publication
Note
  • "A New Directions Book."
  • "Originally published in Italy as Caro Michele in 1973"--Copyright page
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Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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Extent
1 online resource (162 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780811228008
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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0024898699
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Label
Happiness, as such, by Natalia Ginzburg ; translated from the Italian by Minna Zallman Proctor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0024898699
Publication
Note
  • "A New Directions Book."
  • "Originally published in Italy as Caro Michele in 1973"--Copyright page
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (162 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780811228008
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0024898699
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Axis 360 app

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