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Zorba the Greek : the saint's life of Alexis Zorba / Nikos Kazantzakis ; newly translated by Peter Bien.

Kazantzakis, Nikos, 1883-1957 (author.). Bien, Peter. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron FIC KAZ (Text) 75253000055264 Andrew Luck Book Club Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476782812 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 1476782814 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 349 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

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General Note: "A new translation by Peter Bien"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: First published in 1946, "Zorba the Greek," is, on one hand, the story of a Greek working man named Zorba, a passionate lover of life, the unnamed narrator who he accompanies to Crete to work in a lignite mine, and the men and women of the town where they settle. On the other hand it is the story of God and man, The Devil and the Saints; the struggle of men to find their souls and purpose in life and it is about love, courage and faith.
Subject: Greek fiction > Translations into English.
Greece > Fiction.

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