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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: F
Author: Smiley, Jane
Title: Perestroika In Paris
Remainder of title: a novel
Summary, etc. note: "From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres and the New York Times best-selling Last Hundred Years Trilogy, a captivating, brilliantly imaginative story of three extraordinary animals--and a young boy--whose lives intersect in Paris Paras is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris. At dusk, one afternoon she pushes open the door of her stall--she's a curious filly--and, after traveling through the night, arrives by chance in the City of Light. She's dazzled, and often mystified, by the sights, sounds and smells around her, but she isn't afraid. Soon she meets an elegant dog, a German shorthair pointer named Frida, who knows how to get by without attracting the attention of suspicious Parisians. Paras and Frida coexist for a time in the city's lush green spaces, nourished by Frida's strategic trips to the bakery and the butchershop. They keep company with two irrepressible ducks, and an opinionated raven. But then Paras meets a human boy, Etienne, and discovers a new, otherworldly part of Paris: the secluded, ivy-walled house where the boy and his nearly-one-hundred-year-old great grandmother live, quietly and unto themselves. As the cold weather and Christmas near, the unlikeliest of friendships bloom among humans and animals alike. But how long can a runaway horse live undiscovered in Paris? And how long can a boy keep her hidden, and all his own? Jane Smiley's beguiling new novel is itself an adventure that celebrates curiosity and ingenuity, and expresses the desire of all creatures for true friendship, love, and freedom"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780525520351
: (hardback)
: (epub)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780525520368
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PS3569.M39
Item number: P37 2020
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 813/.54
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Jane Smiley.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York ,NY
Name of publisher: A.A. Knopf/Borzoi Book/Random House
Date of publication: 2020
Projected publication date: 2010
: New York :
: Alfred A. Knopf,
: 2020.
Extent: 265 Pages
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 12/4/2020
Purchase price: 26.95
Subject: Animals
Subject: Young boy
Main entry heading: Smiley, Jane, 1949-
Edition: First edition.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
Display text: Online version:
Title: Perestroika In Paris
Record control number: (DLC) 2019058474
International Standard Book Number: 9780525520368
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: 1 shelf copy
: policy default
: xk15 2020-04-03 CIP change request (245/a changed from "Paras in Paris")
: xk15 2019-12-20 (telework)
: xk15 2019-12-20 (telework) to CIP

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