Coverart for item
The Resource The king is always above the people : stories, Daniel Alarcon

The king is always above the people : stories, Daniel Alarcon

Label
The king is always above the people : stories
Title
The king is always above the people
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Alarcon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A slyly political collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin American families, and other tales of high stakes journeys, from the award-winning author of War by Candlelight and At Night We Walk in Circles. Migration. Betrayal. Family secrets. Doomed love. Uncertain futures. In Daniel Alarcon's hands, these are transformed into deeply human stories with high stakes. In "The Thousands," people are on the move and forging new paths; hope and heartbreak abound. A man deals with the fallout of his blind relatives' mysterious deaths and his father's mental breakdown and incarceration in "The Bridge." A gang member discovers a way to forgiveness and redemption through the haze of violence and trauma in "The Ballad of Rocky Rontal." And in the tour de force novella, "The Auroras", a man severs himself from his old life and seeks to make a new one in a new city, only to find himself seduced and controlled by a powerful woman. Richly drawn, full of unforgettable characters, The King is Always Above the People reveals experiences both unsettling and unknown, and yet eerily familiar in this new world"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alarcón, Daniel
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
  • Alarcón, Daniel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • FICTION / Literary
Label
The king is always above the people : stories, Daniel Alarcon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The thousands -- The ballad of Rocky Rontal -- The king is always above the people -- Abraham Lincoln has been shot -- The provincials -- Extinct anatomies -- República and grau -- The bridge -- The lord rides a swift cloud -- The auroras
Control code
2017016056
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781594631726
Lccn
2017016056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The king is always above the people : stories, Daniel Alarcon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The thousands -- The ballad of Rocky Rontal -- The king is always above the people -- Abraham Lincoln has been shot -- The provincials -- Extinct anatomies -- República and grau -- The bridge -- The lord rides a swift cloud -- The auroras
Control code
2017016056
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781594631726
Lccn
2017016056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

Library Locations

    • Central BranchBorrow it
      10 Kercheval Avenue, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, 48236, US
      42.393738 -82.905326
Processing Feedback ...