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The Resource At swim, two boys : a novel, Jamie O'Neill

At swim, two boys : a novel, Jamie O'Neill

Label
At swim, two boys : a novel
Title
At swim, two boys
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jamie O'Neill
Title variation
At swim, two boys
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two young men, Jim, the naive, scholarly son of a Dublin shopkeeper, and Doyler, a rough working boy, struggle with issues of political, religious, and sexual identity in the year leading up to the Easter uprising of 1916
Summary
In a story set against the backdrop of Dublin in 1915, two boys who meet at the local swimming hole plan to swim to an island in Dublin Bay the following Easter, but their plans coincide with the Easter uprising--a historic rebellion that changes their lives
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2002.
  • Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Fiction, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
Awards note
Lambda Literary Award, 2002
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068589
Cataloging source
JRS
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O'Neill, Jamie
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Ireland
  • Dublin (Ireland)
  • Male friendship
  • Teenage boys
  • Gay youth
  • Easter Rising (Ireland : 1916)
  • Gay youth
  • Male friendship
  • Teenage boys
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
At swim, two boys : a novel, Jamie O'Neill
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
ocm51824362
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
Extent
562 pages
Isbn
9780743222952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51824362
Label
At swim, two boys : a novel, Jamie O'Neill
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
ocm51824362
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
Extent
562 pages
Isbn
9780743222952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51824362

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