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The Resource The painted bird, Jerzy Kosinski

The painted bird, Jerzy Kosinski

Label
The painted bird
Title
The painted bird
Statement of responsibility
Jerzy Kosinski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-1991
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Kosinski, Jerzy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Abandoned children
Label
The painted bird, Jerzy Kosinski
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
Control code
2037054
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2d ed. with a new introd. by the author.
Extent
xxvi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780395242919
Lccn
75035804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)237272
Label
The painted bird, Jerzy Kosinski
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2037054
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
2d ed. with a new introd. by the author.
Extent
xxvi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780395242919
Lccn
75035804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)237272

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