Flights / Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft.
2 current holds with 16 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Gibsons Public Library||FIC TOKA (Text)||30886001056890||Adult Fiction Hardcover||Volume hold||Checked out||02/11/2019|
- ISBN: 9780525534198 (hc)
- Physical Description: 403 p. : ill., maps ; 22cm.
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2018.
Originally published in Polish as Bieguni: Kraków : Wydawn. Literackie, 2007. This translation originally published: London : Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017.
"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." -- Provided by the Publisher.
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