The Resource Apeirogon : a novel /, Colum McCann

Apeirogon : a novel /, Colum McCann

Label
Apeirogon : a novel /
Title
Apeirogon
Title remainder
a novel /
Statement of responsibility
Colum McCann
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the National Book Award?winning and bestselling author of Let the Great World Spin comes an epic novel rooted in the real-life friendship between two men united by loss. Colum McCann's most ambitious work to date, Apeirogon ?named for a shape with a countably infinite number of sides?is a tour de force concerning friendship, love, loss, and belonging. Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of conflict that colors every aspect of their daily lives, from the roads they are allowed to drive on, to the schools their daughters, Abir and Smadar, each attend, to the checkpoints, both physical and emotional, they must negotiate. Their worlds shift irreparably after ten-year-old Abir is killed by a rubber bullet and thirteen-year-old Smadar becomes the victim of suicide bombers. When Bassam and Rami learn of each other's stories, they recognize the loss that connects them and they attempt to use their grief as a weapon for peace. McCann crafts Apeirogon out of a universe of fictional and nonfictional material. He crosses centuries and continents, stitching together time, art, history, nature, and politics in a tale both heartbreaking and hopeful. Musical, cinematic, muscular, delicate, and soaring, Apeirogon is a novel for our time
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCann, Colum
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish-Arab relations
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Israelis
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Apeirogon : a novel /, Colum McCann
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive Audiobook
  • Electronic resource
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307878052
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
3D63B296-AD8A-4D44-AAAC-1719EAB3DF59
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1134412826
  • on1134412826
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Apeirogon : a novel /, Colum McCann
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive Audiobook
  • Electronic resource
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307878052
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
3D63B296-AD8A-4D44-AAAC-1719EAB3DF59
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1134412826
  • on1134412826
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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