The Resource Fever dream, Samanta Schweblin ; Megan McDowell, translator

Fever dream, Samanta Schweblin ; Megan McDowell, translator

Label
Fever dream
Title
Fever dream
Statement of responsibility
Samanta Schweblin ; Megan McDowell, translator
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She's not his mother. He's not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, toxins and the power and desperation of family. Fever Dream is a nightmare come to life, a ghost story for the real world, a love story and a cautionary tale. One of the freshest new voices to come out of the Spanish language and translated into English for the first time, Samanta Schweblin creates an aura of strange psychological menace and otherworldly reality in this absorbing, unsettling, taut novel
Member of
Summary
A first English translation by an award-winning Spanish author follows the nightmarish experiences of a dying woman and a boy beside her hospital bed, who explore the dynamics of broken souls, toxic relationships and the power and desperation of family
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10548282
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schweblin, Samanta
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ7798.29.C5388
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McDowell, Megan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Fever dream, Samanta Schweblin ; Megan McDowell, translator
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2986259
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn978247617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781786070913
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5A405EC5-E76F-473D-90F1-228DB52EE721
System control number
(OCoLC)978247617
Label
Fever dream, Samanta Schweblin ; Megan McDowell, translator
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2986259
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn978247617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781786070913
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5A405EC5-E76F-473D-90F1-228DB52EE721
System control number
(OCoLC)978247617

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