Coverart for item
The Resource The London embassy, Paul Theroux

The London embassy, Paul Theroux

Label
The London embassy
Title
The London embassy
Statement of responsibility
Paul Theroux
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The narrator, an American employee of the American Embassy in London, observes the British and their endless treasure trove of eccentricities on their home ground. And the Americans in the embassy are no less curious. There is the embassy Minister who is obsessed with rage at a male employee who wears an earring, an Arab who has come to London to rob a certain tomb, a woman who cycles all the way to Yorkshire to exact a peculiar revenge, and dozens of others who nurse some secret vagary
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Theroux, Paul
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.H4
LC item number
L6 1983
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Americans
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The London embassy, Paul Theroux
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sex and its substitutes
  • The honorary Siberian
  • Gone west
  • A little flame
  • Fury
  • Neighbors
  • Fighting talk
  • The Winfield wallpaper
  • Dancing on the radio
  • Memo
  • Reception
  • Namesake
  • An English unofficial rose
  • Children
  • Charlie Hogle's earring
  • The exile
  • Tomb with a view
  • The man on the Clapham omnibus
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9780395331071
Lccn
82015663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm08785973
  • (Sirsi) o08785973
  • (TMQ) o08785973
Label
The London embassy, Paul Theroux
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sex and its substitutes
  • The honorary Siberian
  • Gone west
  • A little flame
  • Fury
  • Neighbors
  • Fighting talk
  • The Winfield wallpaper
  • Dancing on the radio
  • Memo
  • Reception
  • Namesake
  • An English unofficial rose
  • Children
  • Charlie Hogle's earring
  • The exile
  • Tomb with a view
  • The man on the Clapham omnibus
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9780395331071
Lccn
82015663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm08785973
  • (Sirsi) o08785973
  • (TMQ) o08785973

Library Locations

    • Evanston Public Library Chicago AveBorrow it
      900 Chicago Ave., Suite 102, Evanston, IL, 60202, US
      42.034188 -87.679606
Processing Feedback ...