The Resource War by candlelight : stories, Daniel Alarcón, (electronic resource)

War by candlelight : stories, Daniel Alarcón, (electronic resource)

Label
War by candlelight : stories
Title
War by candlelight
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Alarcón
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Something is happening around the globe: mass movements of peoples, dislocations of language and culture in the wake of war and economic crises -- simply put, our world is changing. In this exquisite collection, Daniel Alarcón takes the reader from Third World urban centers to the fault lines that divide nations and people. Wars, both national and internal, are waged in jungles, across borders, in the streets of Lima, in the intimacy of New York apartments. These are lives at the margins of the globalized and not-yet-globalized worlds, the stories of those who shuttle between them and never quite feel at home in the cities where they were born: an unrepentant terrorist remembers where it all began, a would-be emigrant contemplates the ramifications of leaving and never coming back, a reporter turns in his pad and pencil for the inglorious costume of a street clown. War by Candlelight is a devastating portrait ofa world in flux, and Daniel Alarcón is an extraordinary new voice in literary fiction, one you will not soon forget
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alarcón, Daniel
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Electronic books
  • War and society
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Lima (Peru)
Target audience
adult
Label
War by candlelight : stories, Daniel Alarcón, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780061860294
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11919082
Publisher number
MWT11919082
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
War by candlelight : stories, Daniel Alarcón, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780061860294
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11919082
Publisher number
MWT11919082
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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