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Lord of the barnyard

Tristan Egolf

Lord of the barnyard

killing the fatted calf and arming the aware in the Corn Belt

by Tristan Egolf

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTristan Egolf
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3555.G37 L67 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 410 p. ;
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16933725M
ISBN 100330368303

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Gallimard publishes "Lord of the Barnyard" in France. Momentum builds. The book is subsequently released elsewhere in Europe and finally in the.

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The. Tristan Egolf () was born in Spain and resided in Philadelphia; Paris; rural Indiana; Vienna; Oxford, Mississippi; Amsterdam; New York City; London; and New Orleans.

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A li. The novel's full title is The Lord of the Barnyard: Killing the Fatted Calf and Arming the Aware. It chronicles the fall and retribution of John, an ostracized farmer, who returns to the hometown that had wronged him years before. It became quite popular in Europe, meriting translation into several languages.

Egolf continued to write, and eventually showed Mondiano Lord Of The Barnyard. It was promptly taken by Gallimard, and, after scores of rejections, by Picador in England and Grove in America.

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The eagerly awaited second novel from the author of Lord of the Barnyard, which the San Francisco Chronicle called “ferociously imaginative an arctic blast of fresh air and a far cry from the formulaic writing so prevalent in much contemporary fiction.”.

Tristan Egolf burst onto the literary scene with his first novel, Lord of the Barnyard, garnering renown around the.