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The Resource A map of the world, Jane Hamilton

A map of the world, Jane Hamilton

Label
A map of the world
Title
A map of the world
Statement of responsibility
Jane Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pen /Hemingway Award-winning novelist Jane Hamilton follows up her first success, The Book Of Ruth, with this spectacularly haunting drama about a rural American family and a disastrous event that forever changes their lives. Praised by reviewers for its intimate portrayal of the minds of its characters, a novel by the author of The Book of Ruth chronicles one family's decay through guilt and betrayal. Reprint. K. PW
Summary
On a dairy farm in the midwest, Alice is watching her neighbor's daughter when she drowns in the pond. This marks the beginning of a series of events that turns Alice into a scapegoat and brings about her family's downfall
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 1994.
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032094
Cataloging source
DLC
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1957 July 13-
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Hamilton, Jane
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dairy farms
  • Farm life
  • Children
  • Middle West
  • Drowning
  • Children
  • Dairy farms
  • Drowning
  • Farm life
  • Middle West
Target audience
adult
Label
A map of the world, Jane Hamilton
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
ocm31900924
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books ed.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780385720106
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
95003001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)31900924
Label
A map of the world, Jane Hamilton
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
ocm31900924
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books ed.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780385720106
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
95003001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)31900924

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