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The Resource Hill, by Jean Giono ; translated by Paul Eprile ; introduction by David Abram

Hill, by Jean Giono ; translated by Paul Eprile ; introduction by David Abram

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Hill
Title
Hill
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by Jean Giono ; translated by Paul Eprile ; introduction by David Abram
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Deep in Provence, a century ago, four stone houses perch on a hillside. Wildness presses in from all sides. Beyond a patchwork of fields, a mass of green threatens to overwhelm the village. The animal world--a miming cat, a malevolent boar--displays a mind of its own. The four houses have a dozen residents--and then there is Gagou, a mute drifter. Janet, the eldest of the men, is bedridden; he feels snakes writhing in his fingers and speaks in tongues. Even so, all is well until the village fountain suddenly stops running. From this point on, humans and the natural world are locked in a life-and-death struggle. All the elements--fire, water, earth, and air--come into play. From an early age, Jean Giono roamed the hills of his native Provence. He absorbed oral traditions and, at the same time, devoured the Greek and Roman classics. Giono's startlingly original fusion of idiomatic storytelling and Homeric and Virgilian myth took Paris and New York by storm in 1929. Hill, his first novel and the first winner of the Prix Brentano, comes fully back to life in Paul Eprile's poetic translation"--
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1895-1970
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Giono, Jean
Dewey number
843/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2613.I57
LC item number
C613 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Eprile, Paul
Series statement
New York Review Books Classics
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Provence (France)
Target audience
adult
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Hill, by Jean Giono ; translated by Paul Eprile ; introduction by David Abram
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volume
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  • nc
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xix, 115 pages
Isbn
9781590179185
Lccn
2015038888
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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  • (OCoLC)ocn913844773
  • (Sirsi) o913844773
  • (OCoLC)913844773
Label
Hill, by Jean Giono ; translated by Paul Eprile ; introduction by David Abram
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xix, 115 pages
Isbn
9781590179185
Lccn
2015038888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn913844773
  • (Sirsi) o913844773
  • (OCoLC)913844773

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