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The Resource How the light gets in, M.J. Hyland

How the light gets in, M.J. Hyland

Label
How the light gets in
Title
How the light gets in
Statement of responsibility
M.J. Hyland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this acutely observed and darkly humorous tale of adolescence, a gifted but unhappy 16-year-old Australian girl trades poverty for suburban suffocation when she takes part in an exchange program in the U.S
Summary
Desperate to escape a life of poverty in Sydney, Australia, Lou Connor, a gifted sixteen-year-old student, is delighted to be given the opportunity to become an exchange student at an Illinois college, but her difficulty in coping with the repressive atmosphere of her hosts' suburban mansion and feelings of alienation and dislocation threaten her success. Original. 30,000 first printing
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
129878
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hyland, M. J.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Student exchange programs
  • Bildungsromans
  • Bildungsromans
Target audience
adult
Label
How the light gets in, M.J. Hyland
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
ocm55151266
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9781841955483
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55151266
Label
How the light gets in, M.J. Hyland
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
ocm55151266
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9781841955483
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55151266

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