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Pere Goriot / Honore de Balzac ; translated and with an afterword by Henry Reed ; with a new introduction by Peter Brooks.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria P BAL (Text) 37521529396386 AMPL Adult Paperback Fiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main F deBALZAC honore Pere (Text) 840191001508748 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 0451529596 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 297 pages ; 17 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Signet Classics, 2004,c1962.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: At the shabby boarding house in the rue Neuve-Sainte-Genevieve, petty Madame Vauquer and her tenants wonder at the plight of the aging resident Goriot. Once a well-heeled merchant, Goriot was--at first--afforded special treatment from the Madame. But now something is clearly amiss in his financial affairs, and his increasingly tawdry appearance makes him a subject of ridicule in the household. Some think he lost in the markets, others see him as a lecherous patron of prostitutes, but one thing is clear: his selflessness and complete devotion to his two daughters
Study Program Information Note: Recommended college reading list.
Subject: Paris (France) > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Middle aged men > Fiction.
Recommended college reading list.
France > History > Louis XVIII, 1814-1824 > Fiction.
Genre: Classic fiction.

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