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The Resource The fragility of bodies, Sergio Olguín ; translated by Miranda France

The fragility of bodies, Sergio Olguín ; translated by Miranda France

Label
The fragility of bodies
Title
The fragility of bodies
Statement of responsibility
Sergio Olguín ; translated by Miranda France
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"When she hears about the suicide of a Buenos Aires train driver who has left a note confessing to four mortal 'accidents' on the train tracks, journalist Veronica Rosenthal decides to investigate. For the police the case is closed (suicide is suicide), for Veronica it is the beginning of a journey that takes her into an unfamiliar world of grinding poverty, crime-infested neighborhoods, and train drivers on commuter lines haunted by the memory of bodies hit at speed by their locomotives in the middle of the night. Aided by a train driver with whom she has a tumultuous and reckless affair, a junkie in rehab and two street kids willing to risk everything for a can of Coke, she uncovers a group of men involved in betting on working-class youngsters convinced to play Russian roulette by standing in front of fast-coming trains to see who endures the longest."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
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1967-
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Olguín, Sergio
Dewey number
863.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
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France, Miranda
Series statement
Veronica Rosenthal
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women journalists
  • Murder
  • Suicide
  • Railroad accidents
  • Corruption
  • Organized crime
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Corruption
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Manners and customs
  • Murder
  • Organized crime
  • Suicide
  • Women journalists
  • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Argentina
Label
The fragility of bodies, Sergio Olguín ; translated by Miranda France
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First published in Spanish as La fragilidad de los cuerpos by Tusquets Editores Argentina, Buenos Aires, 2012"--Title page verso
  • Translated from the Spanish
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9781912242191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1112418856
Label
The fragility of bodies, Sergio Olguín ; translated by Miranda France
Publication
Note
  • "First published in Spanish as La fragilidad de los cuerpos by Tusquets Editores Argentina, Buenos Aires, 2012"--Title page verso
  • Translated from the Spanish
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9781912242191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1112418856

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