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Oscar

Author: Mauricio Segura; Donald Winkler
Publisher: Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, 2018.
Series: Biblioasis international translation series, 22.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Inspired by the legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, and imbued with magical realism, Mauricio Segura evokes the atmosphere of the cabarets of 1950s in this swinging novel. Segura offers a fascinating reflection on the bonds between an artist and the community he comes from, celebrity, and the commercialization of art. But above all, it's a poignant homage to a music giant."--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oscar./
Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, 2018.
(CaOONL)20179073117
Named Person: Oscar Peterson; Oscar Peterson
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mauricio Segura; Donald Winkler
ISBN: 9781771962261 1771962267
OCLC Number: 1035321712
Notes: Translation of: Oscar.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Biblioasis International Translation Series; Half Title; Full Title; Copyright; Dedication; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; About the Author; About the Translator
Series Title: Biblioasis international translation series, 22.
Other Titles: Oscar.
Responsibility: Mauricio Segura ; [translated by] Donald Winkler.

Abstract:

"Inspired by the legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, and imbued with magical realism, Mauricio Segura evokes the atmosphere of the cabarets of 1950s in this swinging novel. Segura offers a fascinating reflection on the bonds between an artist and the community he comes from, celebrity, and the commercialization of art. But above all, it's a poignant homage to a music giant."--

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