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The Resource Using life : a novel, Ahmed Naji ; illustrated by Ayman Al Zorkany ; translated by Benjamin Koerber

Using life : a novel, Ahmed Naji ; illustrated by Ayman Al Zorkany ; translated by Benjamin Koerber

Label
Using life : a novel
Title
Using life
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ahmed Naji ; illustrated by Ayman Al Zorkany ; translated by Benjamin Koerber
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
Set in modern-day Cairo, Using Life follows a young filmmaker, Bassam Bahgat, after a secret society hires him to create a series of documentary films about the urban planning and architecture of Cairo. The plot in which Bassam finds himself ensnared unfolds in the novel's unique mix of text and black-and-white illustrations
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nājī, Aḥmad
Dewey number
892.737 NAJ
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ7952.A38
LC item number
I7813 2017
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Al Zorkany, Ayman
Series statement
Emerging Voices from the Middle East
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conspiracies
  • Control (Psychology)
  • Documentary films
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Manipulative behavior
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Secret societies
  • Cairo (Egypt)
Label
Using life : a novel, Ahmed Naji ; illustrated by Ayman Al Zorkany ; translated by Benjamin Koerber
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translated from the Arabic
  • "Originally published in Arabic as Istikhdam al-haya, in 2014"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 196 pages
Isbn
9781477314807
Lccn
2017953586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn982411977
  • (OCoLC)982411977
Label
Using life : a novel, Ahmed Naji ; illustrated by Ayman Al Zorkany ; translated by Benjamin Koerber
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translated from the Arabic
  • "Originally published in Arabic as Istikhdam al-haya, in 2014"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 196 pages
Isbn
9781477314807
Lccn
2017953586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn982411977
  • (OCoLC)982411977

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