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The Resource A patchwork planet, Anne Tyler

A patchwork planet, Anne Tyler

Label
A patchwork planet
Title
A patchwork planet
Statement of responsibility
Anne Tyler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A lovable loser tries to get his life in order. He is Barnaby Gaitlin, 30, the black sheep of a rich Baltimore family, ex-juvenile delinquent who specialized in housebreaking for kicks. He works for Rent-a-Back, moving furniture for old people, and dreams of having a future
Summary
A troubled boy with a compulsion to break into other people's houses to read their mail is not able to break free of it until he is almost thirty, when he meets Sophia, a woman of unshakeable goodness who little by little transforms him into the good man he wants to be.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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060028
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Charities
  • Men
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Domestic fiction
  • Charities
  • Domestic fiction
  • Men
  • Maryland
Target audience
adult
Label
A patchwork planet, Anne Tyler
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
ocm38522009
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780375402562
Lccn
98084431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38522009
Label
A patchwork planet, Anne Tyler
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
ocm38522009
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780375402562
Lccn
98084431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38522009

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