The Resource The parade : a novel, Dave Eggers

The parade : a novel, Dave Eggers

Label
The parade : a novel
Title
The parade
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dave Eggers
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A spare, powerful, timeless parable of two men, Western contractors sent to work far from home, tasked with paving a road to the capital in a dangerous and largely lawless country. "Four and Nine are partners, working for the same company, sent without passports to a nation recovering from ten years of civil war. Together, operating under pseudonyms and anonymous to potential kidnappers, they are given a new machine, the RS-90, and tasked with building a highway that connects the country's far-flung villages with the capital. Four, nicknamed the Clock, is one of the company's most experienced operators, never falling short of his assigned schedule. He drives the RS-90, stopping only to sleep and eat the food provided by the company. But Nine is an agent of chaos: speeding ahead on his vehicle, chatting and joking with locals, eating at nearby bars and roadside food stands, he threatens the schedule, breaks protocol, and endangers the work that they must complete in time for a planned government parade. His every action draws Four's ire, but when illness, corruption, and theft compromise their high-stakes mission, Four and Nine discover danger far greater than anything they could pose to each other."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eggers, Dave
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3605.G48
LC item number
P37 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Government contractors
  • Corruption
  • Political fiction
  • Suspense fiction
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Political
  • FICTION / Suspense
  • Corruption
  • Government contractors
  • 18.06 Anglo-American literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The parade : a novel, Dave Eggers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780525655305
Lccn
2018047628
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1044542964
  • (OCoLC)on1044542964
Label
The parade : a novel, Dave Eggers
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780525655305
Lccn
2018047628
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1044542964
  • (OCoLC)on1044542964

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