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Parrot and Olivier in America

Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : HbkView all editions and formats
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Olivier is a French aristocrat, the traumatized child of survivors of the Revolution. Parrot is the son of an itinerant printer who always wanted to be an artist but has ended up a servant. When Olivier sets sail for the New World, to save his neck from one more revolution - Parrot is sent with him, as spy, protector, foe and foil.
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Genre/Form: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carey
ISBN: 9780571253296 0571253296
OCLC Number: 851980645
Awards: Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2010.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 464 pages ; 24 x 16 x 4 cm
Responsibility: Peter Carey.
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