The Resource The spirit of science fiction : a novel, Robert Bolaño ; [translated by] Natasha Wimmer, (electronic resource)

The spirit of science fiction : a novel, Robert Bolaño ; [translated by] Natasha Wimmer, (electronic resource)

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The spirit of science fiction : a novel
Title
The spirit of science fiction
Title remainder
a novel
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Robert Bolaño ; [translated by] Natasha Wimmer
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  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
From a master of contemporary fiction, a tale of bohemian youth on the make in Mexico City. Two young poets, Jan and Remo, find themselves adrift in Mexico City. Obsessed with poetry, and, above all, with science fiction, they are eager to forge a life in the literary world--or sacrifice themselves to it. Roberto Bolaño's The Spirit of Science Fiction is a story of youth hungry for revolution, notoriety, and sexual adventure, as they work to construct a reality out of the fragments of their dreams. But as close as these friends are, the city tugs them in opposite directions. Jan withdraws from the world, shutting himself in their shared rooftop apartment where he feverishly composes fan letters to the stars of science fiction and dreams of cosmonauts and Nazis. Meanwhile, Remo runs headfirst into the future, spending his days and nights with a circle of wild young writers, seeking pleasure in the city's labyrinthine streets, rundown cafés, and murky bathhouses. This kaleidoscopic work of strange and tender beauty is a fitting introduction for readers uninitiated into the thrills of Roberto Bolaño's fiction, and an indispensable addition to an ecstatic and transgressive body of work
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TEFOD
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1953-2003
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Bolaño, Roberto
Dewey number
863/.64
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not applicable
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LC call number
PQ8098.12.O38
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Omar Leyva, Kyla Garcia and Anthony Rey Perez
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wimmer, Natasha
  • Leyva, Omar
  • Garcia, Kyla
  • Perez, Anthony Rey
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  • Authorship
  • Authors, Chilean
  • Chileans
  • Mexico City (Mexico)
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Label
The spirit of science fiction : a novel, Robert Bolaño ; [translated by] Natasha Wimmer, (electronic resource)
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"Originally published in Spanish under the title El espíritu de la ciencia-ficción by Alfaguara, Madrid."
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online resource
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rdacontent
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on1084725231
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 50 min., 51 sec.))
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online
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9781984839121
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rdamedia
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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other
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2F6BAE6B-B487-4E87-AE2A-3A5107DCBCF8
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  • (Sirsi) o1084725231
  • (OCoLC)1084725231
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Label
The spirit of science fiction : a novel, Robert Bolaño ; [translated by] Natasha Wimmer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Spanish under the title El espíritu de la ciencia-ficción by Alfaguara, Madrid."
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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on1084725231
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 50 min., 51 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781984839121
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
2F6BAE6B-B487-4E87-AE2A-3A5107DCBCF8
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  • (Sirsi) o1084725231
  • (OCoLC)1084725231
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