The Resource The son of black Thursday, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell

The son of black Thursday, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell

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The son of black Thursday
Title
The son of black Thursday
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Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell
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Language
eng
Summary
In Where the Bird Sings Best, Alejandro Jodorowsky's visionary autobiographical novel that NPR compared to One Hundred Years of Solitude and called "a genius's surreal vision brought to life," we followed Jodorowsky's predecessors as they fled to Chile amid a fantastical array of circuses, Tarot, Catholic and Jewish mysticism, sexual extravagance, political violence, and the ghost of a wise rabbi serving as advisor. Now, in The Son of Black Thursday, Jodorowsky himself takes the stage as we're introduced to the unforgettable cast of his early years in Chile in the 1930s. We follow his father, Jaime, who's obsessed with assassinating the dictator he ends up serving; his mother, Sarah, a giantess who never speaks but communicates through operatic singing; his grandparents, Ukrainian Jewish exiles fleeing persecution in the Ukraine; his twin sister, who is made to suckle a mannequin until she is ten in order to silence her delirious speeches; among other creatures of every description as they struggle against the misery and oppression of the copper mines of the Chilean desert
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contains biographical information
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10737578
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BT
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Jodorowsky, Alejandro
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[Fic]
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
fiction
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McDowell, Megan
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True
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adult
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The son of black Thursday, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell
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"First published as El niño del jueves negro by Siruela, Madrid, 1999"--Title page verso
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781632060532
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The son of black Thursday, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published as El niño del jueves negro by Siruela, Madrid, 1999"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781632060532
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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