The Resource Euphoria : a novel, Lily King

Euphoria : a novel, Lily King

Label
Euphoria : a novel
Title
Euphoria
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lily King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"English anthropologist Andrew Banson has been alone in the field for several years, studying the Kiona river tribe in the Territory of New Guinea. Haunted by the memory of his brothers' deaths and increasingly frustrated and isolated by his research, Bankson is on the verge of suicide when a chance encounter with colleagues, the controversial Nell Stone and her wry and mercurial Australian husband, Fen, pulls him back from the brink. Nell and Fen have just fled the bloodthirsty Mumbanyo and, in spite of Nell's poor health, are hungry for a new discovery. When Bankson finds them a new tribe nearby, the artistic, female-dominated Tam, he ignites an intellectual and romantic firestorm between the three of them that burns out of anyone's control"--
Summary
Frustrated by his research efforts and depressed over the death of his brothers, Andre Banson runs into two fellow anthropologists, a married couple, in 1930s New Guinea and begins a tumultuous relationship with them
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Kirkus Prize for Fiction, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298723
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Lily
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anthropologists
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Married people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • New Guinea
  • Anthropologists
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Married people
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • New Guinea
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
Target audience
adult
Label
Euphoria : a novel, Lily King
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn858894776
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9780802122551
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)858894776
Label
Euphoria : a novel, Lily King
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn858894776
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9780802122551
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)858894776

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