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The Resource The long take ; : or, a way to lose more slowly, Robin Robertson

The long take ; : or, a way to lose more slowly, Robin Robertson

Label
The long take ; : or, a way to lose more slowly
Title
The long take ;
Title remainder
or, a way to lose more slowly
Statement of responsibility
Robin Robertson
Title variation
Long take
Title variation remainder
a noir narrative
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Canadian veteran of D-Day travels through New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, struggling with his memories of the war and experiencing firsthand America's postwar social and racial divisions. The story is told in verse and illustrations --
Summary
A D-Day veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder makes his way from New York to Los Angeles and San Francisco and as a journalist explores the social and racial divisions, spiraling corruption, and collapse of inner cities in America.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, 2019.
Assigning source
adapted from cover description
Awards note
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, 2018.
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10730106
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Robertson, Robin
Dewey number
821/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.O1925
LC item number
L66 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Film noir
  • Journalists
  • City and town life
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a noir narrative
Label
The long take ; : or, a way to lose more slowly, Robin Robertson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, London, in 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-236)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1946 -- 1948 -- 1951 -- 1953 -- Credits
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9780525655213
Lccn
2018008737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1029780169
  • (OCoLC)1029780169
Label
The long take ; : or, a way to lose more slowly, Robin Robertson
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, London, in 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-236)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1946 -- 1948 -- 1951 -- 1953 -- Credits
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9780525655213
Lccn
2018008737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1029780169
  • (OCoLC)1029780169

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