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The Resource Beirut Hellfire Society : a novel, Rawi Hage

Beirut Hellfire Society : a novel, Rawi Hage

Label
Beirut Hellfire Society : a novel
Title
Beirut Hellfire Society
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rawi Hage
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Picking up his late father's arrangement with an anti-religious sect that performs secret burials for marginalized outcasts, an eccentric undertaker in 1970s Beirut confronts perspectives on death in the face of war."--Provided by publisher
Summary
It's 1978 in Beirut, Lebanon. When his father dies, Pavlov is approached by a member of the mysterious Beirut Hellfire Society, and agrees to take up his father's work for the Society, arranging burial or cremation for those have been denied last rites.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10740023
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hage, Rawi
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.H33
LC item number
B45 2019
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Fathers
  • Undertakers and undertaking
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Secret societies
  • Nineteen seventies
  • War stories
  • Historical fiction
  • War
  • Lebanon
Target audience
adult
Label
Beirut Hellfire Society : a novel, Rawi Hage
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
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781324002918
Lccn
2018056753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1054000553
  • (OCoLC)on1054000553
  • 634273
Label
Beirut Hellfire Society : a novel, Rawi Hage
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
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781324002918
Lccn
2018056753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1054000553
  • (OCoLC)on1054000553
  • 634273

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