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Who created it? Robertson, Robin, 1955- author.
What's it called? The long take ; or, a way to lose more slowly / Robin Robertson.
Who published it? New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
Edition info! First United States edition.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Fiction  Robertson, R  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 237 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Helpful notes! Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, London, in 2018.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-236).
What's in it? 1946 -- 1948 -- 1951 -- 1953 -- Credits.
What's it about? A Canadian veteran of D-Day travels through New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, struggling with his memories of the war and experiencing firsthand America's postwar social and racial divisions. The story is told in verse and illustrations -- adapted from cover description.
Awards! Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, 2018.
Helpful subjects! World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Poetry.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Poetry.
Film noir -- Poetry.
Journalists -- Poetry.
City and town life -- Poetry.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Poetry.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- Poetry.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- Poetry.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Poetry.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945- -- Poetry.
Other titles to try! Long take : a noir narrative.
Related To Online version: Robertson, Robin, 1955- Long take or a way to lose more slowly. First American edition. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019 9780525655220 (DLC) 2018014292.
Special numbers! 9780525655213 (hardcover)
0525655212 (hardcover)
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