East, west : stories


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Rushdie, Salman


Keyword(s):
East and West -- Fiction.


Year:
1994


Pages:
214 p.


Publisher:
Pantheon Books


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
30779831


Label:
Box 126


Notes:
20 cm. Good advice is rarer than rubies -- The free radio -- The prophet's hair -- Yorick -- At the auction of the ruby slippers -- Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain consummate their relationship (Santa FÈ, AD 1492) -- The harmony of the spheres -- Chekov and Zulu -- The courter. Good advice is rarer than rubies.; The free radio.; The prophet's hair.; Yorick.; At the auction of the ruby slippers.; Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain consummate their relationship (Santa FÈ, AD 1492).; The harmony of the spheres.; Chekov and Zulu.; The courter. Salman Rushdie. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PR6068.U757; Dewey: 823/.914


ISBN:
ISBN: 067943965X :; 9780679439653 LCCN: 94-28277


Work type:
Fiction (fic)


Edition:
1st American


Research notes:
Dust jacket flap at p. 60


Abstract:
A collection of nine stories. In At the Auction of the Rubby Slippers, the author reflects on the role of auctioneers in establishing "the value of our pasts, of our future, of our lives," while an allegory on the immigrant experience is entitled Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain Consummate Their Relationship.


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