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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 seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Chopin's heart is carried back to Warsaw in secret by his adoring sister. A woman must return to her native Poland in order to poison her terminally ill high school sweetheart, and a young man slowly descends into madness when his wife and child mysteriously vanish during a vacation and just as suddenly reappear. Through these brilliantly imagined characters and stories, interwoven with haunting, playful, and revelatory meditations, Flights explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer, a body in motion not only through space but through time. Where are you from? Where are you coming in from? Where are you going? we call to the traveler. Enchanting, unsettling, and wholly original, Flights is a master storyteller's answer
Member of
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.
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
Index
no index present
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
  • Voyages and travels
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Death
  • Travelers
  • Museums
  • Culture
  • Airports
  • Senses and sensation
Target audience
adult
Label
Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
System control number
(OCoLC)1006532060
Label
Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
System control number
(OCoLC)1006532060

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