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The Resource By the lake : a novel, by John McGahern

By the lake : a novel, by John McGahern

Label
By the lake : a novel
Title
By the lake
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by John McGahern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Ruttledge family encounters a series of eccentric characters after leaving London to pursue a simpler life in a small Irish village
Member of
Summary
A year in the lives of the unforgettable inhabitants of a modern-day Irish village--the Ruttledges, Londoners seeking a new way of life; the womanizing John Quinn; Jimmy Joe McKiernan, local head of the IRA; locals Jamesie and his wife Mary; and "the Shah," the wealthiest man in town--unfolds through a cylce of work, play, religious festivals, and the changing seasons. 20,000 first printing
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
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068565
Cataloging source
AMP
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1934-2006
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McGahern, John
Dewey number
  • 823/.914
  • Fic
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Villages
  • Ireland
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Villages
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
By the lake : a novel, by John McGahern
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in the U.S.: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2002
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
ocm52129549
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780679744023
Lccn
2001050258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)52129549
Label
By the lake : a novel, by John McGahern
Publication
Note
Originally published in the U.S.: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2002
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
ocm52129549
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780679744023
Lccn
2001050258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)52129549

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