The Resource Mrs. Murakami's Garden

Mrs. Murakami's Garden

Label
Mrs. Murakami's Garden
Title
Mrs. Murakami's Garden
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Subject
Summary
From the groundbreaking author of Beauty Salon, The Large Glass, Jacob the Mutant, Mario Bellatin delivers a rousing, allegorical novel following the widowed keeper of a mysterious garden. When art student Izu's teacher asks her to visit the famous collection of Mr. Murakami, she publishes a firm rebuttal to his curation. Instead of responding with fury, the rich man pursues her hand in marriage. When we meet her in the opening pages, Mrs. Murakami is watching the demolition of her now-dead husband's most prized part of the estate: his garden. The novel that follows takes place in a strange, not-quite-real Japan of the author's imagination. But who, in fact, holds the role of author? As Mr. Murakami's garden is demolished, so too is the narrative's authenticity, leaving the reader to wonder: did this book's creator exist at all? Mario Bellatin has revolutionized the state of Latin American literature with his experimental, shocking novels. With this brand-new, highly anticipated edition of Mrs. Murakami's Garden from lauded translator Heather Cleary, readers have access to a playful modern classic that transcends reality
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  • Bellatin, Mario
  • Cleary, Heather
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
Label
Mrs. Murakami's Garden
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:225797b7-b0b6-4864-8cba-684d337c6c56
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781646050307
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Mrs. Murakami's Garden
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:225797b7-b0b6-4864-8cba-684d337c6c56
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781646050307
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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