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The Resource Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft

Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft

Label
Flights
Title
Flights
Statement of responsibility
Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • pol
  • eng
Summary
A meditative collection from Poland explores themes of travel, movement and existentialism in stories that feature protagonists who question their shifting perspectives in time and space as they tackle extreme agendas. For example, one story features a seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovering the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. In another, Chopin's heart is being carried back to Warsaw in secret by his adoring sister
Member of
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • Man Booker International Prize, 2018.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10618842
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tokarczuk, Olga
Dewey number
891.8/537
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
In English, translated from the Polish
LC call number
PG7179.O37
LC item number
B5413 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Croft, Jennifer
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
  • Tokarczuk, Olga
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travelers
  • Women travelers
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Senses and sensation
  • Human mechanics
  • Human anatomy
  • Human body
  • Museums
  • Airports
  • Voyages and travels
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Label
Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Polish as Bieguni by Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków. English-language edition first published in Great Britain by Fitzcarraldo Editions, London"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Here I am -- World in your head -- Your head in the world -- Syndrome -- Cabinet of curiosities -- Seeing is knowing -- Seven years of trips -- Guidance from Cioran -- Kunicki: water (I) -- Benedictus, quivenit
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780525534198
Lccn
2017039765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1006532060
  • (OCoLC)1006532060
Label
Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Polish as Bieguni by Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków. English-language edition first published in Great Britain by Fitzcarraldo Editions, London"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Here I am -- World in your head -- Your head in the world -- Syndrome -- Cabinet of curiosities -- Seeing is knowing -- Seven years of trips -- Guidance from Cioran -- Kunicki: water (I) -- Benedictus, quivenit
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780525534198
Lccn
2017039765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1006532060
  • (OCoLC)1006532060

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