The Resource Dancer : a novel, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)

Dancer : a novel, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)

Label
Dancer : a novel
Title
Dancer
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Colum McCann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the acclaimed author of This Side of Brightness, the epic life and times of Rudolf Nureyev, reimagined in a dazzlingly inventive masterpiece-published to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Nureyev's death A Russian peasant who became an international legend, a Cold War exile who inspired millions, an artist whose name stood for genius, sex, and excess-the magnificence of Rudolf Nureyev's life and work are known, but now Colum McCann, in his most daring novel yet, reinvents this erotically charged figure through the light he cast on those who knew him. Taking his inspiration from the biographical facts, McCann tells the story through a chorus of voices: there is Anna Vasileva, Rudi's first ballet teacher, who rescues her protege from the stunted life of his town; Yulia, whose sexual and artistic ambitions are thwarted by her Soviet-sanctioned marriage; and Victor, the Venezuelan hustler, who reveals the lurid underside of the gay celebrity set. Spanning four decades and many worlds, from the horrors of Stalingrad to the wild abandon of New York in the eighties, Dancer is peopled by a large cast of characters, obscure and famous: doormen and shoemakers, Margot Fonteyn and John Lennon. And at the heart of the spectacle stands the artist himself, willful, lustful, and driven by a never-to-be-met need for perfection. In ecstatic prose, McCann evokes the distinct consciousness of the man and the glittering reflection of the myth. The result is a monumental story of love, art, and exile
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCann, Colum
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C335
LC item number
D36 2009eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nureyev, Rudolf
  • Nureyev, Rudolf
  • Ballet dancers
  • Male dancers
  • FICTION
  • Ballet dancers
  • Male dancers
  • Russia
  • Russia
Label
Dancer : a novel, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
"A Metropolitan book."
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
Control code
ocn864436720
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second Picador edition.
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466848696
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00095235
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
599E3C13-EE90-4607-A7C4-C60E3D5632D1
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o864436720
  • (OCoLC)864436720
Label
Dancer : a novel, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"A Metropolitan book."
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
Control code
ocn864436720
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second Picador edition.
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466848696
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00095235
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
599E3C13-EE90-4607-A7C4-C60E3D5632D1
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o864436720
  • (OCoLC)864436720

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