The Resource Inland : a novel, Téa Obreht

Inland : a novel, Téa Obreht

Label
Inland : a novel
Title
Inland
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Téa Obreht
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives collide. Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman, alone in a house abandoned by the men in her life--her husband, who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her two older sons, who have gone in search of their father after his return is delayed. Nora is biding her time with her youngest son, a boy with a bad eye who is convinced that a mysterious beast is stalking the land around their home, and a seventeen year old maid named Josie, her husband's cousin who communes with spirits. Lurie is the son of a dead dockworker, a former outlaw, and a man haunted by ghosts--he sees lost souls who want something from him, and he finds reprieve from their longing in an unexpected relationship that inspires an epic journey across the West. The way in which Nora and Lurie's stories intertwine is the surprise and suspense of this brilliant novel. Mythical, lyrical, and sweeping in scope, Inland showcases all of Téa Obreht's talents as a writer, as she subverts and reimagines the classical American genre of the Western, making it entirely--and unforgettably--her own"--
Summary
An unexpected relationship between a frontierswoman riding out the Arizona Territory drought of 1893 and a former outlaw, who has the ability to see ghosts, inspires an epic journey across the West
Tone
Writing style
Character
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10795312
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Obreht, Téa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Women
  • Outlaws
  • West (U.S.)
  • FICTION / Westerns
Target audience
adult
Label
Inland : a novel, Téa Obreht
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
on1075528426
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780812992861
Lccn
2018050729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1075528426
Label
Inland : a novel, Téa Obreht
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
on1075528426
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780812992861
Lccn
2018050729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1075528426

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