The Resource The yellow eyes of crocodiles

The yellow eyes of crocodiles

Label
The yellow eyes of crocodiles
Title
The yellow eyes of crocodiles
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Pancol ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor and Helen Dickinson
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a novel about men and women ... the women we are, the women we would like to be, the women we shall perhaps one day become. It is also a novel about love, friendship, betrayal, money, dreams and a little white lie and its hilarious, life-changing consequences
Member of
Summary
"Le Divorce meets The Elegance of the Hedgehog in this hilariously entertaining mega-bestseller from France - When her chronically unemployed husband runs off to start a crocodile farm in Kenya with his mistress, Josephine Cortes is left in an unhappy state of affairs. The mother of two-confident, beautiful teenage Hortense and shy, babyish Zoe;-is forced to maintain a stable family life while making ends meet on her meager salary as a medieval history scholar. Meanwhile, Josephine's charismatic sister Iris seems to have it all-a wealthy husband, gorgeous looks, and a tres chic Paris address-but she dreams of bringing meaning back into her life. When Iris charms a famous publisher into offering her a lucrative deal for a twelfth-century romance, she offers her sister a deal of her own: Jose;phine will write the novel and pocket all the proceeds, but the book will be published under Iris's name. All is well-that is, until the book becomes the literary sensation of the season"--
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10232319
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pancol, Katherine
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2676.A4684
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rodarmor, William
  • Dickinson, Helen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Josephine novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
French fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The yellow eyes of crocodiles
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1445794
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn862049922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (530 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781743435823
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2EF36278-83BE-4284-BFF0-3831E5C42207
System control number
(OCoLC)862049922
Label
The yellow eyes of crocodiles
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1445794
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn862049922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (530 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781743435823
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2EF36278-83BE-4284-BFF0-3831E5C42207
System control number
(OCoLC)862049922

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