The Resource Mr. Fox, Helen Oyeyemi

Mr. Fox, Helen Oyeyemi

Label
Mr. Fox
Title
Mr. Fox
Statement of responsibility
Helen Oyeyemi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fairy-tale romances end with a wedding, and the fairy tales don't get complicated. In this book, the celebrated writer Mr. Fox can't stop himself from killing off the heroines of his novels, and neither can his wife, Daphne. It's not until Mary, his muse, comes to life and transforms him from author into subject that his story begins to unfold differently
Summary
Unable to stop killing off the heroines of his novels, celebrated writer Mr. Fox is confronted by a living embodiment of his muse, Mary, who challenges him to join her in fairy-tale stories where they must stay together in spite of disparate character traits.
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Fiction, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10008121
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oyeyemi, Helen
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novelists
  • Authorship
  • Marriage
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Marriage
  • Novelists
Target audience
adult
Label
Mr. Fox, Helen Oyeyemi
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
ocn706017183
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781594488078
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011013747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)706017183
Label
Mr. Fox, Helen Oyeyemi
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
ocn706017183
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781594488078
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011013747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)706017183

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