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A country road, a tree, Jo Baker

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A country road, a tree
Title
A country road, a tree
Statement of responsibility
Jo Baker
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
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
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Title
A country road, a tree
Creator
Summary
Samuel Beckett is a young writer living in Paris, intoxicated by new friendships with James Joyce and the other writers and artists making the vibrant city their creative home. But when war breaks out in 1939, he puts his life in mortal danger and joins the Resistance. The novel illuminates how his extraordinary literary gift is forged by war.
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Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2016.
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10466728
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6102.A57
LC item number
C68 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Jo Baker
A country road, a tree, Jo Baker
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A country road, a tree, Jo Baker
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First American edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781101947180
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015041778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat13rev
System control number
  • ocn949753485
  • (OCoLC)949753485

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