How I became a nun /

Narrative of childhood experience bristles with dramatic humor at each stage of growing up: a first ice cream, school, reading, games, friendship. The novel begins in Aira's hometown, Coronel Pringles. As self-awareness grows, the story rushes forward in a torrent of anecdotes which transform a...

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Main Author: Aira, César, 1949-
Other Authors: Andrews, Chris, 1962-
Format: Book
Published: New York : New Directions, 2007.
Physical Description: 117 p. ; 18 cm.
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008 060912s2006 nyu e 000 1 eng
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035 |a (OCoLC)71348670 
040 |a DLC  |c DLC  |d BAKER  |d C#P  |d YDXCP  |d IXA  |d BTCTA  |d VP@  |d DLC 
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099 0 |a FIC  |a Air 
100 1 |a Aira, César,  |d 1949- 
240 1 0 |a Cómo me hice monja.  |l English 
245 1 0 |a How I became a nun /  |c César Aira ; translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews. 
260 |a New York :  |b New Directions,  |c 2007. 
300 |a 117 p. ;  |c 18 cm. 
500 |a "A New Directions Paperbook Original NDP1043"--T.p. verso. 
520 0 |a Narrative of childhood experience bristles with dramatic humor at each stage of growing up: a first ice cream, school, reading, games, friendship. The novel begins in Aira's hometown, Coronel Pringles. As self-awareness grows, the story rushes forward in a torrent of anecdotes which transform a world of uneventful happiness into something else: the anecdote becomes adventure, and adventure, fable, and then legend. 
650 0 |a Argentine literature  |v Translations into English. 
700 1 |a Andrews, Chris,  |d 1962- 
949 |a FIC Air  |i 32020021582143  |k i  |l ff  |m sp  |t bk 
999 |a 835294