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The centaur, John Updike

Label
The centaur
Title
The centaur
Statement of responsibility
John Updike
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This story retells the Greek myth of the centaur, Chiron, who sacrifices his immortality for Prometheus. In the retelling, Olympus becomes Olinger High School; Chiron teaches general science; and, Prometheus is his 15-year-old son. Set in 1947 Pennsylvania
Member of
Awards note
National Book Award for Fiction, 1964.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Updike, John
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ4.U64
  • PS3571.P4
LC item number
  • Ce2
  • C4 1963
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Series statement
A Borzoi book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chiron (Greek mythology)
  • Centaurs
  • High school teachers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Pennsylvania
  • Centaurs
  • Chiron (Greek mythology)
  • Fathers and sons
  • High school teachers
  • Pennsylvania
Label
The centaur, John Updike
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
Control code
ocm00292080
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9780449912164
Lccn
63007873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 31053
  • (OCoLC)00292080
Label
The centaur, John Updike
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00292080
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9780449912164
Lccn
63007873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 31053
  • (OCoLC)00292080

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