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The Resource A long way down, Nick Hornby

A long way down, Nick Hornby

Label
A long way down
Title
A long way down
Statement of responsibility
Nick Hornby
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meet Martin, JJ, Jess, and Maureen. Four people who come together on New Year's Eve: a former TV talk show host, a musician, a teenage girl, and a mother. Three are British, one is American. They encounter one another on the roof of Topper's House, a London destination famous as the last stop for those ready to end their lives. This is a tale of connections made and missed, punishing regrets, and the grace of second chances
Summary
Meeting on New Year's Eve on the roof of Topper's House, a London destination infamous as a last stop for suicidal people, a talk show host, a musician, a teenage girl, and a mother share stories about their circumstances and decisions
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133278
Cataloging source
NOG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hornby, Nick
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicidal behavior
  • London (England)
  • Suicidal behavior
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
A long way down, Nick Hornby
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70067337
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Riverhead trade paperback ed.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781594481932
Lccn
2004058837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)70067337
Label
A long way down, Nick Hornby
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70067337
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Riverhead trade paperback ed.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781594481932
Lccn
2004058837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)70067337

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