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Waiting for Bojangles : a novel / Olivier Bourdeaut ; translated by Regan Kramer.

Bourdeaut, Olivier, 1980- (author.). Kramer, Regan, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Parkland Regional.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Dauphin F BOU (Text) 35419002868405 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501145919
  • Physical Description: 160 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in France in 2015 by Éditions Finitude as En Attendant Bojangles."--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"A young boy lives with his madcap parents, Louise and George, and an exotic bird in a Parisian apartment, where the unopened mail rises in a tower by the door, the bird acts like a member of the family, and his parents dance to Nina Simone’s mellifluous classic “Mister Bojangles.” As his mother, mesmerizing and unpredictable, descends deeper into mental illness, it is up to the boy and his father to keep her safe and, when that fails, happy. Fleeing Paris for a country home in Spain, they come to understand that some of the most radiant people bear the heaviest burdens.Told from the perspective of a young boy who idolizes his parents and from George’s journals, detailing the epic love story with his wife, this charming, heartbreaking gem of a novel will stay with you long after the final page. As we read, their love story becomes ours."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Mental illness > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.

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