The Resource Fishing the sloe-black river : stories, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)

Fishing the sloe-black river : stories, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)

Label
Fishing the sloe-black river : stories
Title
Fishing the sloe-black river
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Colum McCann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The short fiction of Colum McCann documents a dizzying cast of characters in exile, loss, love, and displacement. There is the worn boxing champion who steals clothes from a New Orleans laundromat, the rumored survivor of Hiroshima who emigrates to the tranquil coast of Western Ireland, the Irishwoman who journeys through America in search of silence and solitude. But what is found in these stories, and discovered by these characters, is the astonishing poetry and peace found in the mundane: a memory, a scent on the wind, the grace in the curve of a street. Fishing the Sloe-Black River is a work of pure augury, of the channeling and re-spoken lives of people exposed to the beauty of the everyday
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCann, Colum
Dewey number
800
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C335
LC item number
F57 2004eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irish Americans
  • Short stories
  • FICTION
  • Irish Americans
  • Manners and customs
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
Label
Fishing the sloe-black river : stories, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom by Phoenix House."
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
Sisters -- Breakfast for Enrique -- A basket full of wallpaper -- Through the field -- Stolen child -- Step we gaily, on we go -- A word in edgewise -- From many, one -- Fishing the Sloe-Black River -- Around the bend and back again -- Along the riverwall -- Cathal's Lake
Control code
ocn864436739
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
1 online resource (196 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466848689
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00095234
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
204A6C5B-57AE-443A-B9E7-EE3AFE32991D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o864436739
  • (OCoLC)864436739
Label
Fishing the sloe-black river : stories, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom by Phoenix House."
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
Sisters -- Breakfast for Enrique -- A basket full of wallpaper -- Through the field -- Stolen child -- Step we gaily, on we go -- A word in edgewise -- From many, one -- Fishing the Sloe-Black River -- Around the bend and back again -- Along the riverwall -- Cathal's Lake
Control code
ocn864436739
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
1 online resource (196 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466848689
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00095234
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
204A6C5B-57AE-443A-B9E7-EE3AFE32991D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o864436739
  • (OCoLC)864436739

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