The Resource Let it come down, Paul Bowles, with a pref. by the author

Let it come down, Paul Bowles, with a pref. by the author

Label
Let it come down
Title
Let it come down
Statement of responsibility
Paul Bowles, with a pref. by the author
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Nelson Dyar leaves his tame bank job in New York to work in a friend's travel agency in Tangier, only to learn that the agency is a front for illegal currency exchange
  • First published in 1952, Paul Bowles' novel Let It Come Down (the citation from Shakespeare's Macbeth) celebrates an era within the city of Tangier which, as Bowles notes in his Preface "Thirty Years Later", "has long ago ceased to exist. ... Like a photograph, the tale is a document relating to a specific place at a given moment in time, illuminated by the light of that particular moment". The final section of the novel, "Another Kind of Silence", was famously written in Xauen in the Rif mountains while under the influence of kif
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1910-1999
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Bowles, Paul
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.O874
LC item number
L47 1980
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Black Sparrow Press
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  • Moroccan literature (English)
  • Moroccan literature (English)
  • Morocco
  • Morocco
Label
Let it come down, Paul Bowles, with a pref. by the author
Link
https://archive.org/details/letitcomedown00bowl
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
International zone -- Fresh meat and roses -- The age of monsters -- Another king of silence
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780876854808
Lccn
80024825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
"26 lettered copies have been handbound ... & are signed by the author." This is copy "F"
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06863305
  • (OCoLC)ocm06863305
Label
Let it come down, Paul Bowles, with a pref. by the author
Link
https://archive.org/details/letitcomedown00bowl
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
International zone -- Fresh meat and roses -- The age of monsters -- Another king of silence
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780876854808
Lccn
80024825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
"26 lettered copies have been handbound ... & are signed by the author." This is copy "F"
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06863305
  • (OCoLC)ocm06863305

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