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The Resource His illegal self, by Peter Carey

His illegal self, by Peter Carey

Label
His illegal self
Title
His illegal self
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Carey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brought up in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother, Che, a precocious seven-year-old boy, yearns for his parents, radical activists wanted by the FBI, until one afternoon, a woman claiming to be his mother arrives to help him escape, sending him on a bizarre odyssey that leads him to confront his life, his family, and his identity
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
215061
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carey, Peter
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PR9619.3.C36
LC item number
H57 2008
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Radicals
  • Queensland
Target audience
adult
Label
His illegal self, by Peter Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi Book."
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
650899
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
271 pages ;.
Isbn
9780307263728
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007042862
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307263728
  • (OCoLC)154799600
Label
His illegal self, by Peter Carey
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi Book."
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
650899
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
271 pages ;.
Isbn
9780307263728
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007042862
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307263728
  • (OCoLC)154799600

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