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The Resource The Weight of Temptation

The Weight of Temptation

Label
The Weight of Temptation
Title
The Weight of Temptation
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Dystopian fantasy, political parable, morality tale-however one reads it, this novel is first and foremost pure Ana María Shua, a work of fiction like no other and a dark pleasure to read. Shua, an Argentinian writer widely celebrated throughout Latin America, frames her complex drama in deceptively simple, straightforward prose. The story takes place at a fat farm called The Reeds, a nightmare world that might not exist but certainly could. The last resort of the overweight wealthy (or sponsored), The Reeds subjects its "campers" to extreme measures-particularly the regimented system of publi
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
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Shua, Ana María
Dewey number
863.7
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
LC call number
PQ7798.29.H8
LC item number
P4713 2012eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Labinger, Andrea G
Series statement
Latin American women writers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Weight loss
  • FICTION
  • Weight loss
  • Women
Label
The Weight of Temptation
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Pgae; Copyright Page; Contents; 1. Weighing In; 2. Fast Day; 3. The Group; 4. Case History I; 5. The Barracks; 6. Case History II; 7. Beat Your Face; 8. Case History III; 9. The Clockwork Orange; 10. Case History IV; 11. The Inferno; 12. The Phone Call; 13. The Campfires; 14. New Friends; 15. His Own Grave; 16. Food Trafficking; 17. Sob Stories; 18. The Farewell Party; 19. The Orgy; 20. Elephant Seals; 21. I Have a Lover; 22. It Had to Be Esteban; 23. The Divine Comedy; 24. Passion; 25. Carola; 26. Under Cover; 27. Betrayal; 28. At the Finish Line; 29. Survival
  • 30. The Unforeseen31. The Crossing; 32. The New Order; 33. Outside
Control code
815391182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283550857
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613863300
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 386330
  • 110d8c76-9046-4921-9190-50440c9703d7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815391182
Label
The Weight of Temptation
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Pgae; Copyright Page; Contents; 1. Weighing In; 2. Fast Day; 3. The Group; 4. Case History I; 5. The Barracks; 6. Case History II; 7. Beat Your Face; 8. Case History III; 9. The Clockwork Orange; 10. Case History IV; 11. The Inferno; 12. The Phone Call; 13. The Campfires; 14. New Friends; 15. His Own Grave; 16. Food Trafficking; 17. Sob Stories; 18. The Farewell Party; 19. The Orgy; 20. Elephant Seals; 21. I Have a Lover; 22. It Had to Be Esteban; 23. The Divine Comedy; 24. Passion; 25. Carola; 26. Under Cover; 27. Betrayal; 28. At the Finish Line; 29. Survival
  • 30. The Unforeseen31. The Crossing; 32. The New Order; 33. Outside
Control code
815391182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283550857
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613863300
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 386330
  • 110d8c76-9046-4921-9190-50440c9703d7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815391182

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