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The Italian teacher, Tom Rachman

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The Italian teacher
Title
The Italian teacher
Statement of responsibility
Tom Rachman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rome, 1955. The artists gather for a picture at a party in an ancient villa. Bear Bavinsky, creator of vast canvases, larger than life, is at the centre of the picture. His wife, Natalie, edges out of the shot. From the side of the room watches little Pinch - their son. At five years old he loves Bear almost as much as he fears him. After Bear abandons their family, Pinch will still worship him, striving to live up to the Bavinsky name; while Natalie, a ceramicist, cannot hope to be more than a forgotten muse. Trying to burn brightly in his father's shadow, Pinch's attempts flicker and die. Yet by the end of a career of twists and compromises, Pinch will enact an unexpected rebellion that will leave forever his mark upon the Bear Bavinsky legacy. A masterful, original examination of love, duty, art and fame, The Italian Teacher cements Tom Rachman as among this generation's most exciting literary voices
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Title
The Italian teacher
Creator
Summary
An Italian youth raised to revere the genius artist father who abandoned their family strives to become worthy of his father's attentions through a series of failed career pursuits before he hatches a scheme to secure his father's legacy
Subject
Genre
Story line
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10624063
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.R323
LC item number
I83 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Tom Rachman
The Italian teacher, Tom Rachman
Label
The Italian teacher, Tom Rachman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Great Britain by riverrun, an imprint of Quercus Publishing"--Verso
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780735222694
Lccn
2017032493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat13rev
System control number
  • ocn993691227
  • (OCoLC)993691227

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