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The Resource All my friends, Marie Ndiaye ; translated by Jordan Stump

All my friends, Marie Ndiaye ; translated by Jordan Stump

Label
All my friends
Title
All my friends
Statement of responsibility
Marie Ndiaye ; translated by Jordan Stump
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A moody and beautiful reflection on relationships, and how our idea of the world too often fails to match reality, All My Friends delivers five stories that probe the boundaries between individuals to mediate on how well we really know anybody, including ourselves. Written in hypnotic prose with characters both fully fleshed and unfathomable, All My Friends opens with the fraught love story of a man who has fallen for his housekeeper, his student of many years ago. Losing his grip as he feels his own family turning against him, he plots romance between the housekeeper and an old friend, whom he thinks is perfect for her. Later NDiaye gives us the harsh tale of a young boy longing to escape his life of poverty by becoming a sex slave, just like the beautiful young man that lived next door. And when a woman takes her mentally challenged son on a bus ride to the city, they both know that she'll return, but he won't. Chilling, provocative, and touching, this is an unflinching look at the personal horrors we fight every day to suppress
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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NDiaye, Marie
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stump, Jordan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Interpersonal relations
Label
All my friends, Marie Ndiaye ; translated by Jordan Stump
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
All my friends -- The boys -- The death of Claude Francois -- Brulard's day -- Revelation
Control code
1434312
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9781931883238
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012949424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1434312
  • (Sirsi) 1434312
  • (OCoLC)820531302
Label
All my friends, Marie Ndiaye ; translated by Jordan Stump
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
All my friends -- The boys -- The death of Claude Francois -- Brulard's day -- Revelation
Control code
1434312
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
140 pages
Isbn
9781931883238
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012949424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1434312
  • (Sirsi) 1434312
  • (OCoLC)820531302

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