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The Resource The years, months, days : two novellas, Yan Lianke ; translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas

The years, months, days : two novellas, Yan Lianke ; translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas

Label
The years, months, days : two novellas
Title
The years, months, days
Title remainder
two novellas
Statement of responsibility
Yan Lianke ; translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
  • The years, months, days: An elderly man stays behind in his small village after a terrible drought forces everyone to leave. Unable to make the grueling march through the mountains, he becomes the lone inhabitant, along with a blind dog. As he fends off the natural world from overtaking his hometown, every day is a victory over death
  • Marrow: The haunting tale of a widow who goes to extremes to provide a normal life for her four disabled children. When she discovers that bones--especially those of kin--can cure their illnesses and prevent future generations from the same fate, she feeds them a medicinal soup made from the skeleton of her dead husband. But after running out of soup, she resorts to a measure that only a mother can take
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Yan, Lianke
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Chinese
Literary form
fiction
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1970-
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Rojas, Carlos
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  • Families
  • Droughts
  • Widows
  • Sacrifice
  • Human-animal relationships
  • People with disabilities
  • Cannibalism
  • China
Label
The years, months, days : two novellas, Yan Lianke ; translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The
  • years, months, days
  • Marrow
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780802126658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • 273536
  • 871022
Label
The years, months, days : two novellas, Yan Lianke ; translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas
Publication
Contents
  • The
  • years, months, days
  • Marrow
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780802126658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • 273536
  • 871022

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