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The Resource Gentlemen of the road, Michael Chabon ; illustrated by Gary Gianni

Gentlemen of the road, Michael Chabon ; illustrated by Gary Gianni

Label
Gentlemen of the road
Title
Gentlemen of the road
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon ; illustrated by Gary Gianni
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the Kingdom of Aran, in the Caucasus Mountains in 950 A.D., two adventurers wander the region, plying their trade as swords for hire, until they become involved in a bloody coup in the medieval Jewish empire of the Khazars as bodyguards for a fugitiveprince
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chabon, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Azerbaijan
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Azerbaijan
  • Aserbaidschan
Label
Gentlemen of the road, Michael Chabon ; illustrated by Gary Gianni
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On discord arising from the excessive love of a hat -- On payment, and trouble, its inevitable gratuity -- On the burdens and cruelties of the road -- On the substitution of one angel, and one cause, for another -- On the observance of the fourth commandment among horse thieves -- On some peculiarities in the trading practices of northmen -- On the seizing of a low moment -- On a niceness of moral discernment uncommon among gentlemen of the road -- On anxieties arising from the inpermissibility, however unreasonable, of an elephant's rounding out a grayer quorum -- On the belated repayment of the gift of a pear -- On the unforeseen and annoying resemblance of a Bek's life to an ill-played game of Shatranj -- On a consignment of flesh -- On swimming to the library at the heart of the world -- On the melancholy duty of soldiers to contend with the messes left by kings -- On following the road to one's destiny, with the usual instrusions of violence and grace
Control code
ocn154689273
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 204 pages
Isbn
9780345502070
Lccn
2007029251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)154689273
Label
Gentlemen of the road, Michael Chabon ; illustrated by Gary Gianni
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On discord arising from the excessive love of a hat -- On payment, and trouble, its inevitable gratuity -- On the burdens and cruelties of the road -- On the substitution of one angel, and one cause, for another -- On the observance of the fourth commandment among horse thieves -- On some peculiarities in the trading practices of northmen -- On the seizing of a low moment -- On a niceness of moral discernment uncommon among gentlemen of the road -- On anxieties arising from the inpermissibility, however unreasonable, of an elephant's rounding out a grayer quorum -- On the belated repayment of the gift of a pear -- On the unforeseen and annoying resemblance of a Bek's life to an ill-played game of Shatranj -- On a consignment of flesh -- On swimming to the library at the heart of the world -- On the melancholy duty of soldiers to contend with the messes left by kings -- On following the road to one's destiny, with the usual instrusions of violence and grace
Control code
ocn154689273
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 204 pages
Isbn
9780345502070
Lccn
2007029251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)154689273

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