Flights
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Format
Book
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Desc
403 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language
English

Notes

General Note
"Originally published in Polish as Bieguni by Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków. English language edition first published in Great Britain by Fitzcarraldo Editions, London"--Title page verso.
Description
A seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Chopin's heart is carried back to Warsaw in secret by his adoring sister. A woman must return to her native Poland in order to poison her terminally ill high school sweetheart, and a young man slowly descends into madness when his wife and child mysteriously vanish during a vacation and just as suddenly reappear. Through these brilliantly imagined characters and stories, interwoven with haunting, playful, and revelatory meditations, Flights explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer, a body in motion not only through space but through time. Where are you from? Where are you coming in from? Where are you going? we call to the traveler. Enchanting, unsettling, and wholly original, Flights is a master storyteller's answer.
Language
In English, translated from the Polish.
Awards
Man Booker International Prize, 2018

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tokarczuk, O., & Croft, J. (. (2018). Flights (First American edition.). Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tokarczuk, Olga, 1962- and Jennifer (Translator), Croft. 2018. Flights. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tokarczuk, Olga, 1962- and Jennifer (Translator), Croft. Flights New York: Riverhead Books, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tokarczuk, Olga, and Jennifer (Translator) Croft. Flights First American edition., Riverhead Books, 2018.

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