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The Flight of the Tiger by  Daniel Moyano - Paperback - 1995 - from Bookmarc's and Biblio.com

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The Flight of the Tiger

by Moyano, Daniel

Condition: Good/No Jacket as Issued


New York, New York, USA: Serpents Tail, 1995. CE2 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some yellowing of the paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the back endpaper plus there is some light rubbing andn surface chipping at thebottom spine edges, the spine near the bottom edge and on the front near the spine edge at the bottom, and on the back on the right side of the barode. Translated from the Spanish and with an afterword by Norman Thomas di Giovanni. A surrealistic black humor novel that examines the pervasiveness of oppression. Oppressors appear in a small village in the form of percussionists who hate silence and cats. The villagers resist and as the oppressors take each repressive step, the villagers multiply their own powers to resist. By the author of "The Devil's Trill." 175p.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 5"x7.75". Ex-Library.
  • Seller: Bookmarc's US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: SCW13170
  • Title: The Flight of the Tiger
  • Author: Moyano, Daniel
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 1852421746
  • ISBN 13: 9781852421748
  • Publisher: Serpents Tail
  • Place: New York, New York, USA
  • Date published: 1995
  • Keywords: Fiction General Fiction Literary Fiction Literary Novel Literature Translation Percussionists Oppressors Hatred Silence Cats Village Hualacato Musical Key Latin American Literature Latin American Author Latin American Writer Painted Scenery Painted Landsc
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature / Translations; Literature / Latin American Literature;
  • Size: 5"x7.75"


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