Exile. Book IV of Daily Lives in Nghsi-Altai

TitleExile. Book IV of Daily Lives in Nghsi-Altai
Year for Search1979
AuthorsNichols, Robert [Molise Boyer](1919-2010)
Date Published1979
PublisherNew Directions
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

This volume gives the history of Nghsi-Altai (29-39) and focuses on the “population lottery” which uses a lottery to reduce the population by choosing a family to exile. The family chosen is the family at the center of Book III. See 1977 Nichols, the note there, and 1978 and 1979 Nichols, The Harditts of Sawna.

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Parts originally published as “The Meaning of Festivals.” New Directions in Prose and Poetry No. 26. Ed. J[ames] Laughlin. (New York: New Directions, 1973), 70-75; and “Nghsi-Altai: An excerpt from the novel Daily Lives in Nghsi-Altai.” New Directions in Prose and Poetry No. 33. Ed. J[ames] Laughlin (New York: New Directions, 1976), 117-25.

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(1919-2010)

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1979 Nichols, Robert [Molise Boyer] (1919-2010). Exile. Book IV of Daily Lives in Nghsi-Altai. New York: New Directions. Parts originally published as “The Meaning of Festivals.” New Directions in Prose and Poetry No. 26. Ed. J[ames] Laughlin. (New York: New Directions, 1973), 70-75; and “Nghsi-Altai: An excerpt from the novel Daily Lives in Nghsi-Altai.” New Directions in Prose and Poetry No. 33. Ed. J[ames] Laughlin (New York: New Directions, 1976), 117-25. PSt

This volume gives the history of Nghsi-Altai (29-39) and focuses on the “population lottery” which uses a lottery to reduce the population by choosing a family to exile. The family chosen is the family at the center of Book III. See 1977 Nichols, the note there, and 1978 and 1979 Nichols, The Harditts of Sawna.