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The Resource A son of the circus, John Irving

A son of the circus, John Irving

Label
A son of the circus
Title
A son of the circus
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Indian-Canadian doctor returns to Bombay to seek a cure for a disease which afflicts circus dwarfs and is caught up in a serial killing of prostitutes. The action is interspersed with commentary on the lot of social misfits: prostitutes, dwarfs, himself--the doctor regarding himself a foreigner in both India and Canada
Summary
Twenty years after he had been the examining physician of two victims of a transsexual serial killer, Dr. Farrokh Daruwalla leaves Toronto to return to his native Bombay and comes face to face with his own past and the murderer
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
064603
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irving, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3559.R8
LC item number
S64 1994
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
India
Target audience
adult
Label
A son of the circus, John Irving
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First trade edition
Extent
xviii, 633 pages
Isbn
9780679434962
Lccn
93044750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29566583
  • (OCoLC)ocm29566583
  • 47261
Label
A son of the circus, John Irving
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First trade edition
Extent
xviii, 633 pages
Isbn
9780679434962
Lccn
93044750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29566583
  • (OCoLC)ocm29566583
  • 47261

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