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The Resource Raised from the ground, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Raised from the ground, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Label
Raised from the ground
Title
Raised from the ground
Statement of responsibility
José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
"First published in 1980, the City of Lisbon Prize-winning Raised from the Ground follows the changing fortunes of the Mau Tempo family-poor landless peasants not unlike Saramago's own grandparents. Set in Alentejo, a southern province of Portugal known for its vast agricultural estates, the novel charts the lives of the Mau Tempos as national and international events rumble on in the background-the coming of the republic in Portugual, the two World Wars, and an attempt on the dictator Salazar's life. Yet nothing really impinges on the grim reality of the farm laborers' lives until the first communist stirrings"--Publisher's information
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
869.3/42
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ9281.A66
LC item number
L4813 2012
Literary form
fiction
Label
Raised from the ground, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published with the title Levantado do chão in 1980 by Editorial Caminho, SA, Lisbon"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1375856
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780151013258
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012017326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1375856
  • (Sirsi) 1375856
  • (OCoLC)666239960
Label
Raised from the ground, José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Publication
Note
"First published with the title Levantado do chão in 1980 by Editorial Caminho, SA, Lisbon"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1375856
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780151013258
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012017326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1375856
  • (Sirsi) 1375856
  • (OCoLC)666239960

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