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The Resource Bel canto : a novel, Ann Patchett

Bel canto : a novel, Ann Patchett

Label
Bel canto : a novel
Title
Bel canto
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ann Patchett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Latin terrorists storm an international gathering hosted by an underprivileged country to promote foreign interest and trade, only to find that their intended target, the President, has stayed home to watch his favourite soap opera on TV. Among the hostages are a world-class opera singer and her biggest fan, a Japanese tycoon who has been persuaded to attend the party on the understanding that she will perform half a dozen arias after dinner. The tycoon's engaging and sympathetic translator plays a vital role in the subsequent relationships between so many different nationalities closeted together, interpreting not only the terrorists' negotiations but also the language of love between lovers who cannot understand what the other is saying
Awards note
Winner of the 2002 Orange Prize for Fiction.
Cataloging source
NRYD
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Patchett, Ann
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Embassy buildings
  • Opera
  • Literary prizes
  • Hostage negotiations
  • Hostages
  • Victims of terrorism
  • Women singers
  • South America
Target audience
adult
Label
Bel canto : a novel, Ann Patchett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Fourth Estate, 2001
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
000024211762
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Export edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781841155838
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781841155838
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)56205877
Label
Bel canto : a novel, Ann Patchett
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Fourth Estate, 2001
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
000024211762
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Export edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781841155838
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781841155838
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)56205877

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