The Resource Bech : a book, John Updike, (electronic resource)

Bech : a book, John Updike, (electronic resource)

Label
Bech : a book
Title
Bech
Title remainder
a book
Statement of responsibility
John Updike
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Jewish American novelist Henry Bech'procrastinating, libidinous, and tart-tongued, his reputation growing while his powers decline'made his first appearance in 1965, in John Updike's "The Bulgarian Poetess." That story won the O. Henry First Prize, and it and the six Bech adventures that followed make up this collection. "Bech is the writer in me," Updike once said, "creaking but lusty, battered but undiscourageable, fed on the blood of ink and the bread of white paper." As he trots the globe, promotes himself, and lurches from one woman's bed to another's, Bech views life with a blend of wonder and cynicism that will make followers of the lit-biz smile with delight and wince in recognition. From the Trade Paperback edition
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Updike, John
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3571.P4
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bech, Henry (Fictitious character)
  • Jewish authors
  • Jewish men
  • Novelists
  • FICTION
  • Bech, Henry (Fictitious character)
  • Jewish authors
  • Jewish men
  • Novelists
  • Short stories
Label
Bech : a book, John Updike, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rich in Russia -- Bech in Rumania -- The Bulgarian poetess -- Bech takes pot luck -- Bech panics -- Bech swings -- Bech enters heaven
Control code
ocn795834205
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Random House trade paperbacks ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645825
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00165746
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F76194FC-6F08-40AD-AB62-9C99E2F48EA0
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o795834205
  • (OCoLC)795834205
Label
Bech : a book, John Updike, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rich in Russia -- Bech in Rumania -- The Bulgarian poetess -- Bech takes pot luck -- Bech panics -- Bech swings -- Bech enters heaven
Control code
ocn795834205
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Random House trade paperbacks ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645825
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00165746
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F76194FC-6F08-40AD-AB62-9C99E2F48EA0
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o795834205
  • (OCoLC)795834205

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