The Resource Clear : a transparent novel, Nicola Barker

Clear : a transparent novel, Nicola Barker

Label
Clear : a transparent novel
Title
Clear
Title remainder
a transparent novel
Statement of responsibility
Nicola Barker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On September 5, 2003, illusionist David Blaine entered a small Perspex box adjacent to London's Thames River and began starving himself. Forty-four days later, on October 19, he left the box, fifty pounds lighter. That much, at least, is clear. And the rest? The crowds? The chaos? The hype? The rage? The fights? The lust? The filth? The bullshit? The hypocrisy?" "Nicola Barker fearlessly crams all that and more into this ribald and outrageous peep show of a novel, her most irreverent, caustic, up-to-the-minute work yet, laying bare the heart of our contemporary world, a world of illusion, delusion, celebrity, and hunger."--Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barker, Nicola
Dewey number
823.9/14
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.A64876
LC item number
C47 2005
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blaine, David
  • Performance artists
  • Stunt performers
  • London (England)
  • Hunger strikes
  • Celebrities
  • Magicians
  • Performance artists
  • Stunt performers
  • Hunger strikes
  • Celebrities
  • Magicians
  • London (England)
  • Blaine, David
  • Celebrities
  • Hunger strikes
  • Magicians
  • Performance artists
  • Stunt performers
  • England
Label
Clear : a transparent novel, Nicola Barker
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780060797577
Lccn
2005040082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Stock number
0060797576
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60662946
  • (OCoLC)ocm60662946
Label
Clear : a transparent novel, Nicola Barker
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
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780060797577
Lccn
2005040082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Stock number
0060797576
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60662946
  • (OCoLC)ocm60662946

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