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The Resource Swimming to Elba, Silvia Avallone ; translated by Antony Shugaar

Swimming to Elba, Silvia Avallone ; translated by Antony Shugaar

Label
Swimming to Elba
Title
Swimming to Elba
Statement of responsibility
Silvia Avallone ; translated by Antony Shugaar
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Enthralling their failing industrial town on the coast of Italy during a summer when they discover their budding sexuality, adolescents Anna and Francesca are separated by a test of their friendship and eventually discover that they must reconnect to escape small-town destinies
Member of
Awards note
Strega Prize finalist.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1984-
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Avallone, Silvia
Dewey number
853/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ4901.V34
LC item number
N8613 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shugaar, Antony
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Iron and steel workers
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Female friendship
  • Lesbians
  • Piombino (Italy)
Label
Swimming to Elba, Silvia Avallone ; translated by Antony Shugaar
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Italy as Acciaio by RCS Libri S.p.A., Milan, 2010"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780143123651
Isbn Type
(Penguin pbk.)
Lccn
2011043895
System control number
  • ocn758386817
  • (OCoLC)758386817
Label
Swimming to Elba, Silvia Avallone ; translated by Antony Shugaar
Publication
Note
"First published in Italy as Acciaio by RCS Libri S.p.A., Milan, 2010"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780143123651
Isbn Type
(Penguin pbk.)
Lccn
2011043895
System control number
  • ocn758386817
  • (OCoLC)758386817

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