The Resource A girl is a half-formed thing, Eimear McBride

A girl is a half-formed thing, Eimear McBride

Label
A girl is a half-formed thing
Title
A girl is a half-formed thing
Statement of responsibility
Eimear McBride
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In scathing, furious, unforgettable prose, Eimear McBride tells the story of a young girl?s devastating adolescence as she and her brother, who suffers from a brain tumor, struggle for a semblance of normalcy in the shadow of sexual abuse, denial, and chaos at home
Summary
A story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumor, touching on everything from family violence to sexuality and the personal struggle to remain intact in times of intense trauma.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10262134
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McBride, Eimear
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6113.C337
LC item number
G57 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Brain
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Family Life
Target audience
adult
Label
A girl is a half-formed thing, Eimear McBride
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870292819
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781566893688
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014006994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)870292819
Label
A girl is a half-formed thing, Eimear McBride
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870292819
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9781566893688
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014006994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)870292819

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