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Cain / José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.

Saramago, José. (Author). Costa, Margaret Jull. (Added Author).
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  • 12 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville F SARAMAGO J. (Text) 34706001296906 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC SAR CAI (Text) 34304000425351 Adult - Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland AF SARAM (Text) 76383000406025 Adult Fiction Available -
Kirklin PL - Kirklin F Sar (Text) 34123000108217 Adult Fiction, 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon F SAR (Text) 34330512583395 Adult - General Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC SAR (Text) 37323001998965 FICTION Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC SAR (Text) 78551000288501 Fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL FIC SAR (Text) 30419101265003 Adult Fiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City FICTION SARAMAGO (Text) 30403001878735 Adult - Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Saramago (Text) 31208911332890 fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547419893 :
  • ISBN: 0547419899 :
  • Physical Description: 159 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.

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Citation/References Note: Bklst 09/15/2011
LJ 05/15/2011
PW 07/25/2011
Summary, etc.: "In this, his last novel, Saramago daringly reimagines the characters and narratives of the Bible through the story of Cain. Condemned to wander forever after he kills Abel, he is whisked around in time and space. He experiences the almost-sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham, the Tower of Babel, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Joshua at the battle of Jericho, Job's ordeal, and finally Noah's ark and the Flood. And over and over again Cain encounters an unjust, even cruel God. A startling, beautifully written, and powerful book, in all ways a fitting end to Saramago's extraordinary career"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cain (Biblical figure) > Fiction.
Bible. Old Testament > History of Biblical events > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Historical.

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