The Resource Paris echo, Sebastian Faulks

Paris echo, Sebastian Faulks

Label
Paris echo
Title
Paris echo
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Faulks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here is Paris as you have never seen it before - a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria. American postdoctoral researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teenager Tariq have little in common, yet both are susceptible to the daylight ghosts of Paris. Hannah listens to the extraordinary witness of women who were present under the German Occupation; in her desire to understand their lives, and through them her own, she finds a city bursting with clues and connections. Out in the migrant suburbs, Tariq is searching for a mother he barely knew. For him in his innocence, each boulevard, Metro station and street corner is a source of surprise. In this urgent and deeply moving novel, Faulks deals with questions of empire, grievance and identity. With great originality and a dark humour, Paris Echo asks how much we really need to know if we are to live a valuable life
Cataloging source
CaBVa
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Faulks, Sebastian
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Americans
  • Historians
  • Immigrants
  • Mothers and sons
  • Runaway teenagers
  • Paris (France)
Label
Paris echo, Sebastian Faulks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9780385687300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Paris echo, Sebastian Faulks
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9780385687300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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