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Swallowing mercury / Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak.

Greg, Wioletta, (author.). Marciniak, Eliza, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION GREG (Text) 39391006846107 Fiction Checked out 03/05/2018
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC GRE (Text) 30653001410232 Adult Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC GRE (Text) 37323005318228 FICTION Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster GRE Dom. Fic. (Text) 72436000121508 Adult fiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library FIC GRE (Text) 70741000148347 Adult Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette FIC GRE (Text) 31951004242795 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781945492044
  • ISBN: 194549204X
  • Physical Description: 146 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Oakland, California: Transit Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: "This book was originally published in Polish as Gubty in 2014 by Wydawnictwo Czarne" -- t. p. verso
Formatted Contents Note: The fairground girl -- The Jesus raffle -- Little table, set thyself! -- Waiting for the popemobile -- The little paint girl -- A picture pays a visit -- Whitsunday -- An Easter pasha -- Spiders from Jerusalem -- Waves -- Gienek the combine driver -- Pierced lids -- The dressmaker's secret -- Strawberry -- The woman with a dog -- Sour cherries -- The phillumenist -- Dolce vita -- Masters of scrap -- The return of Zorro -- The belated feeding of bees -- Unripe -- Neon over the Jupiter.
Summary, etc.: While political change hums in the background, Wiola looks back on her youth in a close-knit agricultural community in 1980s Poland: the superstitions of the village women, rumored visits from the Pope, and the locked room in the dressmaker's house.
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Awards Note: Man Booker International Prize (UK) : Longlist, 2017.
Subject: Poland > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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