The Resource Gone to drift, Diana McCaulay

Gone to drift, Diana McCaulay

Label
Gone to drift
Title
Gone to drift
Statement of responsibility
Diana McCaulay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gone to Drift tells the story of a 12-year-old Jamaican boy, Lloyd, and his search for his beloved grandfather, Maas Conrad, a fisherman who is lost at sea. Lloyd suspects that his grandfather has witnessed an illegal capture of dolphins for the tourist trade and that he has come to harm. Interspersed with Lloyd's quest on land and sea is a second voice - of Maas Conrad himself, who, unknown to Lloyd is alive; marooned on a rock, he describes his life growing up in a rural fishing village in a long-gone era. Gone to Drift is an exciting adventure story about a boy confronted with difficult moral choices
Summary
12-year-old Jamaican boy, Lloyd, is searching for his beloved grandfather, a fisherman who is lost at sea. Lloyd suspects that his grandfather has witnessed an illegal capture of dolphins for the tourist trade and that he has come to harm. Interspersed with Lloyd's quest on land and sea is a second voice -- of the grandfather himself. Marooned on a rock, he describes his life growing up in a rural fishing village in a long-gone era
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Character
Awards note
Burt Award for Caribbean Literature.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10624146
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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McCaulay, Diana
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
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830
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boys
  • Grandfathers
  • Missing persons
  • Jamaica
  • Boys
  • Grandfathers
  • Missing persons
  • Jamaica
  • Adventure stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Gone to drift, Diana McCaulay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn993420757
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9780062672964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993420757
Label
Gone to drift, Diana McCaulay
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn993420757
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9780062672964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)993420757

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