The Resource Class, Francesco Pacifico

Class, Francesco Pacifico

Label
Class
Title
Class
Statement of responsibility
Francesco Pacifico
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"The breakout novel by Francesco Pacifico, one of Italy's most acclaimed writers, hailed by Dana Spiotta as "brilliantly funny and weirdly subversive" Ludovica and Lorenzo live in Rome. She works in her family's bookstore, and he's a filmmaker--or, rather, a "filmmaker": so far, all he's produced is one pretentious short film that even his friends don't take seriously. But somehow, he gets a scholarship to Columbia University, and the couple decide to head to New York--specifically, to Williamsburg: the promised land. They soon fall in with a group of Italian expats--all of them with artistic ambitions and the family money to support those ambitions indefinitely. There's Nicolino, the playboy; Marcello, the aspiring rapper; Sergio, the literary scout; and a handful of others. These languidly ambitious men and women will come together and fall apart, but can they escape their fates? Can anyone? In Class, Francesco Pacifico gives a grand, subversive, formally ambitious social novel that bridges Italy and America, high and low, money and art. A novel that channels Virginia Woolf and Kanye West, Henry Miller and Lil' Wayne, Class is an unforgettable, mordantly funny account of Italians chasing the American dream"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
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Pacifico, Francesco
Dewey number
853/.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian edition (2014) by the author
LC call number
PQ4916.A337
LC item number
C5313 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Italians
  • Children of the rich
  • American Dream
  • Social classes
  • FICTION / Satire
  • FICTION / Humorous
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Brooklyn (New York (State)
  • Rome (Italy)
Label
Class, Francesco Pacifico
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612195940
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
55DFA53A-103C-4CED-AD93-E0B39DA5A977
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000549998
  • 1650033
Label
Class, Francesco Pacifico
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612195940
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
55DFA53A-103C-4CED-AD93-E0B39DA5A977
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000549998
  • 1650033

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