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The Resource Perfect days : a novel, Raphael Montes ; translated by Alison Entrekin

Perfect days : a novel, Raphael Montes ; translated by Alison Entrekin

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Perfect days : a novel
Title
Perfect days
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Raphael Montes ; translated by Alison Entrekin
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  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
"A twisted young medical student kidnaps the girl of his dreams and embarks on a dark and delirious road trip across Brazil in the English-language debut of one of Brazil's most celebrated young crime writers. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio de Janeiro, he doesn't have many friends, and the only time he feels honest human emotion is in the presence of his medical school cadaver--that is, until he meets Clarice. She's almost his exact opposite: exotic, spontaneous, unafraid to speak her mind. An aspiring screenwriter, she's working on a screenplay called Perfect Days about three friends who go on a road trip across Brazil in search of romance. Teo is obsessed. He begins to stalk her, first following to her university, then to her home, and when she ultimately rejects him, Teo kidnaps her and they embark upon their very own twisted odyssey across Brazil, tracing the same route outlined in her screenplay. Through it all, Teo is certain that time is all he needs to prove to Clarice that they are made for each other, that time is all he needs to make her fall in love with him. But as the journey progresses, he keeps digging himself deeper and deeper into a pit that he can't get out of, stopping at nothing to ensure that no one gets in the way of their life together. Both tense and lurid, and brimming with suspense from the very first page, Perfect Days is a psychological thriller in the vein of Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley--a chilling journey in the passenger seat with a psychopath. It marks the English language debut of one of Brazil's most deliciously dark young writers"--
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When he kidnaps Clarice, with whom he is obsessed, twisted young medical student Teo Avelar vows to prove to her, as they embark on a dangerous odyssey across Brazil, that they are made for each other—and will stop at nothing to ensure that no one gets in the way of their life together
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462419
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DLC
Dewey number
869.3/5
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from Portuguese
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Perfect days : a novel, Raphael Montes ; translated by Alison Entrekin
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=ABA00461-9E13-4CEB-8A8F-3FD190BB3E0E
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Publication
Note
Originally published as Dias perfeitos (São Paulo : Companhia das Letras, 2014)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn931861222
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698189140
Lccn
2015047915
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ABA00461-9E13-4CEB-8A8F-3FD190BB3E0E
System control number
(OCoLC)931861222
Label
Perfect days : a novel, Raphael Montes ; translated by Alison Entrekin
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=ABA00461-9E13-4CEB-8A8F-3FD190BB3E0E
Publication
Note
Originally published as Dias perfeitos (São Paulo : Companhia das Letras, 2014)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn931861222
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698189140
Lccn
2015047915
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ABA00461-9E13-4CEB-8A8F-3FD190BB3E0E
System control number
(OCoLC)931861222

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