The Resource Blindness, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero, (electronic resource)

Blindness, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero, (electronic resource)

Label
Blindness
Title
Blindness
Statement of responsibility
José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
"A city is struck by an epidemic of "white blindness." Authorities confine the blind to a vacant mental hospital secured by armed guards under instructions to shoot anyone trying to escape. Inside, the criminal element among the blind holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and assaulting women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers--among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears--through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the surroundings are harrowing. A magnificent parable of loss and disorientation and a vivid evocation of the horrors of the twientieth century, Blindness is a powerful portrayal of man's worst appetites and weaknesses--and man's ultimately exhilarating spirit"--P. 4 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saramago, José
Dewey number
869.3/42
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ9281.A66
LC item number
E6813 1999eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pontiero, Giovanni
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blindness
  • Blindness
  • Literature, Modern
Label
Blindness, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero, (electronic resource)
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C06A6645-EFB6-4FC9-A187-D20CE092CDB5
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • "First published in English in Great Britain in 1997 by The Harvill Press [309 p.]"--T.p. verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
1 online resource (327 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547537597
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn748286273
Label
Blindness, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero, (electronic resource)
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C06A6645-EFB6-4FC9-A187-D20CE092CDB5
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • "First published in English in Great Britain in 1997 by The Harvill Press [309 p.]"--T.p. verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
1 online resource (327 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547537597
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn748286273

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