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The Resource Between two rivers, Nicholas Rinaldi

Between two rivers, Nicholas Rinaldi

Label
Between two rivers
Title
Between two rivers
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Rinaldi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Within the walls of Echo Terrace, the world ... A beautifully resonant novel with a dazzling array of characters whose life stories are woven together into a breathtaking braid of love and memory. Farro Fescu is the proud and observant concierge of Echo Terrace, a condominium in New York City. Passing through his lobby at all hours of the night and day is an exotic cross-section of the world's population: an Egyptian-born plastic surgeon who lives on the fifth floor and specializes in gender reassignment; a fighter pilot, on the eighth floor, who flew for Nazi Germany during World War II; an Iraqi spice merchant and the world-famous crazy-patch quilter with whom he's having an affair; the adulterer's son, dreaming of becoming an undertaker; and the widow whose apartment is a jungle Eden filled with a menagerie of specimens -- finches, canaries, a defanged cobra, a monkey named Joe -- that had been the subject of her dead husband's research
  • "Farro Fescu is the proud and observant concierge of Echo Terrace, a condominium in New York City. Passing through his lobby at all hours is an exotic cross-section of the world's population: an Egyptian-born plastic surgeon who specializes in gender reassignment, a fighter pilot who flew for Nazi Germany during World War II, an Iraqi spice merchant and the world-famous quilter with whom he's having an affair, the adulterer's son who dreams of becoming an undertaker, and the widow whose apartment is a jungle Eden filled with a menagerie of specimens. Farro Fescu knows them all, knows all their secrets. Yet he does not know what is in his own heart -- why, after a long, hard life, he is still alive, and still alone. Nor does he know what he will be capable of in the face of sudden, overwhelming tragedy."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
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Rinaldi, Nicholas
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.I47
LC item number
B48 2004
Literary form
fiction
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  • Apartment houses
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Between two rivers, Nicholas Rinaldi
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Farro Fescu's end-of-the-world friday fantasy -- Green dream of the jungle -- From trance to venial sin -- Mist on the Sepik River, drums beating -- Jamaica avenue El -- War against the ants -- Persistence of blue -- Bench by the river -- Mournful sound of the train, folding over him -- Return of Renata Negri -- God gives the rain -- Wish list, a hate list -- End-of-the-century memorial quillt -- Blood purge of 1934 -- Snow falling, eighteen minutes past noon -- Nora dancing -- Whiteness of the fileds--no crow, no deer -- Long, happy death of Ira Klempp -- Chapel near the ferry -- Elephant show -- Orchids and candy hearts -- Fourth of July -- Bird -- Four adagios and a love letter -- Birthday of Muhta Saad -- Black smoke rising -- Papers in the dust
Control code
52962978
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
432 pages
Isbn
9780060578763
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003062451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Between two rivers, Nicholas Rinaldi
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Farro Fescu's end-of-the-world friday fantasy -- Green dream of the jungle -- From trance to venial sin -- Mist on the Sepik River, drums beating -- Jamaica avenue El -- War against the ants -- Persistence of blue -- Bench by the river -- Mournful sound of the train, folding over him -- Return of Renata Negri -- God gives the rain -- Wish list, a hate list -- End-of-the-century memorial quillt -- Blood purge of 1934 -- Snow falling, eighteen minutes past noon -- Nora dancing -- Whiteness of the fileds--no crow, no deer -- Long, happy death of Ira Klempp -- Chapel near the ferry -- Elephant show -- Orchids and candy hearts -- Fourth of July -- Bird -- Four adagios and a love letter -- Birthday of Muhta Saad -- Black smoke rising -- Papers in the dust
Control code
52962978
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
432 pages
Isbn
9780060578763
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003062451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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