The Resource About a boy, Nick Hornby

About a boy, Nick Hornby

Label
About a boy
Title
About a boy
Statement of responsibility
Nick Hornby
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Will, a thirty-six-year-old London bachelor, undergoes a change in his outlook about marriage and children when he lies to join a single parents group in order to meet women, and becomes friends with a needy twelve-year-old named Marcus
Summary
Will trades his lack of enthusiasm toward children for a date with a truly beautiful woman and single mother in a comic, incisive novel about modern romance
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
003522
Cataloging source
DPB
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
  • Children of divorced parents
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Single mothers
  • Single men
  • Boys
  • Boys
  • Children of divorced parents
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Single men
  • Single mothers
  • England
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
About a boy, 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
ocm41398894
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781573227339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41398894
Label
About a boy, 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
ocm41398894
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781573227339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41398894

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