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The Resource Blindness, Jos©♭ Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero

Blindness, Jos©♭ Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero

Label
Blindness
Title
Blindness
Statement of responsibility
Jos©♭ Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
Chaos ensues when a city is struck with an epidemic of blindness in which its victims see only white, and a doctor who is locked in an asylum for the affliction is taken care of by his wife, who has retained her sight
Member of
Summary
A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" whose victims are confined to a vacant mental hospital, while a single eyewitness to the nightmare guides seven oddly assorted strangers through the barren urban landscape
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1998
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053988
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Fiction, March 2006
  • Library Journal, August 1998
  • Pub Weekly, July 1998
  • Booklist, August 1998
  • Kirkus Starred, July 1998
  • New York Times, October 1998
  • Wilson's Fiction
  • Library Journal
  • Pub Weekly
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saramago, Jos©♭
Dewey number
869.3/42
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PQ9281.A66
LC item number
E6813 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pontiero, Giovanni
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blindness
  • Blind
  • Allegories
Target audience
adult
Label
Blindness, Jos©♭ Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in English in Great Britain in 1997 by The Harvill Press
Control code
21409064
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780151002511
Lccn
98012009
System control number
  • (rplri)27696
  • (IMchF)fol05071726
Label
Blindness, Jos©♭ Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero
Publication
Note
Originally published in English in Great Britain in 1997 by The Harvill Press
Control code
21409064
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780151002511
Lccn
98012009
System control number
  • (rplri)27696
  • (IMchF)fol05071726

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