The Resource A country road, a tree : a novel, Jo Baker

A country road, a tree : a novel, Jo Baker

Label
A country road, a tree : a novel
Title
A country road, a tree
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jo Baker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the best-selling author of Longbourn, a stunning new novel that follows an unnamed writer--Samuel Beckett--whose life and extraordinary literary gift are permanently shaped in the forge of war. When war breaks out in Europe in 1939, a young, unknown writer journeys from his home in neutral Ireland to conflict-ridden Paris and is drawn into the maelstrom. With him we experience the hardships yet stubborn vibrancy at the heart of Europe during the Nazis' rise to power; his friendships with James Joyce and other luminaries; his quietly passionate devotion to the Frenchwoman who will become his lifelong companion; his secret work for the French Resistance and narrow escapes from the Gestapo; his flight from occupied Paris to the countryside; and the rubble of his life after liberation. And through it all we are witness to workings of a uniquely brilliant mind struggling to create a language that will express his experience of this shattered world. Here is a remarkable story of survival and determination, and a portrait of the extremes of human experience alchemized into timeless art"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6102.A57
LC item number
C68 2016
Literary form
fiction
Label
A country road, a tree : a novel, Jo Baker
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • HAVMAIN
  • NEWBTOWN
  • NEWBURGH
  • MONROE
  • VALLEYCOTT
  • TAPPAN
  • MIDDLETOWN
  • GREENWOOD
  • CORNWALL
  • HIGHMILLS
  • MONTICELLO
  • NYACK
  • BLAUVELT
  • PORTJERVIS
  • NEWCITY
  • ELLENVILLE
  • NANUET
  • SUFFERN
  • WALDEN
  • FLORIDA
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn918969596
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9781101971161
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015041778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1149585

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