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The Resource Ravenscrag : a novel, Alain Farah ; translated by Lazer Lederhendler

Ravenscrag : a novel, Alain Farah ; translated by Lazer Lederhendler

Label
Ravenscrag : a novel
Title
Ravenscrag
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alain Farah ; translated by Lazer Lederhendler
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The writer Alain Farah is living in two time periods, and he feels out of place in both. At the opening of his story, we find ourselves at McGill in 1962 and 2012. But the real problem lies elsewhere: on campus, a psychiatrist is conducting dangerous and unethical experiments on his patients. The writer's uncle, Nab Safi, knows something about it, but soon he won't be around to tell his story. And so begins an investigation in which time, place, memory, and people collide. A mother in the Lebanese ghetto bets her son in a game of dice to settle her debts. Dinosaurs are resurrected. An odd gun will be used to determine the outcome for those who truly believe. A torn old photo and a gothic swimming pool lead to the disturbing depths of Ravenscrag, a mournful manor with 36 chambers-- Ravenscrag is an intriguing and truly original blend of retro science fiction and autobiography. It's about resilience, literature as remedy, and ultimately, it's a novel about survival through storytelling
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NLC
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1979-
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Farah, Alain
Dewey number
C843/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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Lederhendler, Lazer
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  • McGill University
  • Authors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Human experimentation in psychology
  • Space and time
  • Autobiographical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Ravenscrag : a novel, Alain Farah ; translated by Lazer Lederhendler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the French
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
193 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781770898950
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)oka01811323
  • 236218
Label
Ravenscrag : a novel, Alain Farah ; translated by Lazer Lederhendler
Publication
Note
Translated from the French
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
193 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781770898950
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)oka01811323
  • 236218

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