The Resource The elegance of the hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, (electronic resource)

The elegance of the hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, (electronic resource)

Label
The elegance of the hedgehog
Title
The elegance of the hedgehog
Statement of responsibility
Muriel Barbery
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Renée is the concierge of a grand Parisian apartment building, home to members of the great and the good. Over the years she has maintained her carefully constructed persona as someone reliable but totally uncultivated, in keeping, she feels, with society's expectations of what a concierge should be. But beneath this façade lies the real Renée: passionate about culture and the arts, and more knowledgeable in many ways than her employers with their outwardly successful but emotionally void lives
Member of
Summary
The lives of fifty-four-year-old concierge Rene Michel and extremely bright, suicidal twelve-year-old Paloma Josse are transformed by the arrival of a new tenant, Kakuro Ozu
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
271261
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barbery, Muriel
Dewey number
843.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Anderson, Alison
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apartment concierges
  • Apartment dwellers
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
The elegance of the hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9CB79E52-A92B-4BB9-8836-179201ED8C32
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.
Contents
  • Cover; Praise; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; MARX; 1. Whosoever Sows Desire; 2. The Miracles of Art; Profound Thought No. 1; CAMELLIAS; 1. An Aristocrat; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 1; 2. On Wars and Colonies; 3. The Poodle as Totem; Profound Thought No. 2; 4. Refusing the Fight; Profound Thought No. 3; 5. In a Sorry State; 6. Homespun Cowls; 7. In the Confederate South; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 2; 8. Prophet of the Modern Elite; 9. Red October; Profound Thought No. 4; 10. A Cat Called Roget; Profound Thought No. 5; 11. The Rebellion of the Mongolian Tribes
  • Profound Thought No. 612. Phantom Comedy; 13. Eternity; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 3; 14. When of a Sudden, Old Japan; 15. The Rich Man's Burden; Profound Thought No. 7; 16. Constitution's Spleen; 17. A Partridge's Arse; 18. Ryabinin; Profound Thought No. 8; ON GRAMMAR; 1. Infinitesimal; 2. In a Moment of Grace; Profound Thought No. 9; 3. Beneath the Skin; 4. Break and Continuity; Profound Thought No. 10; 5. A Pleasant Impression; 6. Wabi; Profound Thought No. 11; SUMMER RAIN; 1. Clandestine; 2. The Great Work of Making Meaning; 3. Beyond Time; 4. Spiders' Webs
  • 5. Of Lace and Frills and FlouncesJournal of the Movement of the World No. 4; 6. Just a Trim; 7. The Vestal Virgin in Her Finery; Profound Thought No. 12; 8. Saints Alive; 9. Dull Gold; 10. What Congruence?; 11. Existence without Duration; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 5; 12. A Wave of Hope; 13. Tiny Bladder; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 6; 14. How Much for One Roll?; 15. A Very Civilised Noble Savage; 16. And Then; 17. A New Heart; 18. Gentle Insomnia; Profound Thought No. 13; PALOMA; 1. Terribly Sharp; 2. For All Its Invisibility; 3. The Just Crusade
  • Profound Thought No. 144. The First Principle; 5. The Antipodes; 6. Baby Porpoise; 7. Deep Blue; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 7; 8. Contented Little Sips; 9. Sanae; 10. Dark Clouds; 11. Rain; 12. Sisters; Profound Thought No. 15; 13. In the Pathways of Hell; 14. From Passageway to Pathway; 15. His Shoulders Soaked with Sweat; 16. Something Must Come to an End; 17. The Travails of Dressing Up; 18. Flowing Water; 19. They Shimmer; 20. Gagauz Tribes; 21. All Those Cups of Tea; 22. Meadow Grass; 23. My Camellias; One Last Profound Thought; About the Author; Copyright; Advertisement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (383 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781908313584
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
9CB79E52-A92B-4BB9-8836-179201ED8C32
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o855968949
  • (OCoLC)855968949
Label
The elegance of the hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9CB79E52-A92B-4BB9-8836-179201ED8C32
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.
Contents
  • Cover; Praise; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; MARX; 1. Whosoever Sows Desire; 2. The Miracles of Art; Profound Thought No. 1; CAMELLIAS; 1. An Aristocrat; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 1; 2. On Wars and Colonies; 3. The Poodle as Totem; Profound Thought No. 2; 4. Refusing the Fight; Profound Thought No. 3; 5. In a Sorry State; 6. Homespun Cowls; 7. In the Confederate South; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 2; 8. Prophet of the Modern Elite; 9. Red October; Profound Thought No. 4; 10. A Cat Called Roget; Profound Thought No. 5; 11. The Rebellion of the Mongolian Tribes
  • Profound Thought No. 612. Phantom Comedy; 13. Eternity; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 3; 14. When of a Sudden, Old Japan; 15. The Rich Man's Burden; Profound Thought No. 7; 16. Constitution's Spleen; 17. A Partridge's Arse; 18. Ryabinin; Profound Thought No. 8; ON GRAMMAR; 1. Infinitesimal; 2. In a Moment of Grace; Profound Thought No. 9; 3. Beneath the Skin; 4. Break and Continuity; Profound Thought No. 10; 5. A Pleasant Impression; 6. Wabi; Profound Thought No. 11; SUMMER RAIN; 1. Clandestine; 2. The Great Work of Making Meaning; 3. Beyond Time; 4. Spiders' Webs
  • 5. Of Lace and Frills and FlouncesJournal of the Movement of the World No. 4; 6. Just a Trim; 7. The Vestal Virgin in Her Finery; Profound Thought No. 12; 8. Saints Alive; 9. Dull Gold; 10. What Congruence?; 11. Existence without Duration; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 5; 12. A Wave of Hope; 13. Tiny Bladder; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 6; 14. How Much for One Roll?; 15. A Very Civilised Noble Savage; 16. And Then; 17. A New Heart; 18. Gentle Insomnia; Profound Thought No. 13; PALOMA; 1. Terribly Sharp; 2. For All Its Invisibility; 3. The Just Crusade
  • Profound Thought No. 144. The First Principle; 5. The Antipodes; 6. Baby Porpoise; 7. Deep Blue; Journal of the Movement of the World No. 7; 8. Contented Little Sips; 9. Sanae; 10. Dark Clouds; 11. Rain; 12. Sisters; Profound Thought No. 15; 13. In the Pathways of Hell; 14. From Passageway to Pathway; 15. His Shoulders Soaked with Sweat; 16. Something Must Come to an End; 17. The Travails of Dressing Up; 18. Flowing Water; 19. They Shimmer; 20. Gagauz Tribes; 21. All Those Cups of Tea; 22. Meadow Grass; 23. My Camellias; One Last Profound Thought; About the Author; Copyright; Advertisement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (383 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781908313584
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
9CB79E52-A92B-4BB9-8836-179201ED8C32
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o855968949
  • (OCoLC)855968949

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