The Resource The land across, Gene Wolfe

The land across, Gene Wolfe

Label
The land across
Title
The land across
Statement of responsibility
Gene Wolfe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An American writer of travel guides in need of a new location chooses to travel to a small and obscure Eastern European country. The moment Grafton crosses the border he is in trouble, much more than he could have imagined. His passport is taken by guards, and then he is detained for not having it. He is released into the custody of a family, but is again detained. It becomes evident that there are supernatural agencies at work, but they are not in some ways as threatening as the brute forces of bureaucracy and corruption in that country. Is our hero in fact a spy for the CIA? Or is he an innocent citizen caught in a Kafkaesque trap? Gene Wolfe keeps us guessing until the very end, and after"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolfe, Gene
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.O52
LC item number
L36 2013
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travel writers
  • Corruption
  • Fantasy fiction
  • FICTION / Fantasy / General
Label
The land across, Gene Wolfe
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/951/9780765335951/image/lgcover.9780765335951.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780765335951
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013022126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1903263
  • (DLC) 2013022126
  • 1903263
Label
The land across, Gene Wolfe
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/951/9780765335951/image/lgcover.9780765335951.jpg
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780765335951
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013022126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1903263
  • (DLC) 2013022126
  • 1903263

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