The Resource The schooldays of Jesus, J.M. Coetzee, (electronic resource)

The schooldays of Jesus, J.M. Coetzee, (electronic resource)

Label
The schooldays of Jesus
Title
The schooldays of Jesus
Statement of responsibility
J.M. Coetzee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee, the haunting sequel to The Childhood of Jesus, continuing the journey of David, Simon, and Ines. "When you travel across the ocean on a boat, all your memories are washed away and you start a completely new life. That is how it is. There is no before. There is no history. The boat docks at the harbour and we climb down the gangplank and we are plunged into the here and now. Time begins." David is the small boy who is always asking questions. Simon and Ines take care of him in their new town, Estrella. He is learning the language; he has begun to make friends. He has the big dog Bolivar to watch over him. But he'll be seven soon and he should be at school. And so, with the guidance of the three sisters who own the farm where Simon and Ines work, David is enrolled in the Academy of Dance. It's here, in his new golden dancing slippers, that he learns how to call down the numbers from the sky. But it is here, too, that he will make troubling discoveries about what grown-ups are capable of. In this mesmerizing allegorical tale, Coetzee deftly grapples with the big questions of growing up, of what it means to be a parent, the constant battle between intellect and emotion, and how we choose to live our lives
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coetzee, J. M.
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9369.3.C58
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Refugees
  • Families
  • FICTION / General
Label
The schooldays of Jesus, J.M. Coetzee, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
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
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735222687
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 990994
  • 1c29aca9-2b03-4c94-894a-586698decc8d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)972161201
Label
The schooldays of Jesus, J.M. Coetzee, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
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
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735222687
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 990994
  • 1c29aca9-2b03-4c94-894a-586698decc8d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)972161201

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