The Resource Cockroach, by Rawi Hage

Cockroach, by Rawi Hage

Label
Cockroach
Title
Cockroach
Statement of responsibility
by Rawi Hage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The novel takes place during one month of a bitterly cold winter in Montreal's restless immigrant community, where a self-described "thief" has just tried but failed to commit suicide by hanging himself from a tree in a local park. Rescued against his will, the narrator is obliged to attend sessions with a well-intentioned but naïve therapist. This sets the story in motion, leading us back to the narrator's violent childhood in a war-torn country, forward into his current life in the smoky émigré cafés where everyone has a tale, and out into the frozen night-time streets of Montreal, where the thief survives on the edge, imagining himself to be a cockroach invading the lives of the privileged, but willfully blind, citizens who surround him
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
Free Fiction
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
Cockroach, by Rawi Hage
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Cockroach, by Rawi Hage
Publication
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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
12884698
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780241144442
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA172968
  • (OCoLC)302317586

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