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The Resource Mr. Phillips, John Lanchester

Mr. Phillips, John Lanchester

Label
Mr. Phillips
Title
Mr. Phillips
Statement of responsibility
John Lanchester
Title variation
Mister Phillips
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mr Phillips, unable to deal with the disaster of losing his job and unable to tell his wife, rises on a Monday morning at his usual time and prepares for work. He wanders the streets of London, and what he sees triggers memories. A picture develops of a decent man who, only days before, knew exactly who and what he was--husband, homeowner, father, valued employee--and on this day wonders who and what he can become
Summary
A man who has settled into a safe, ordinary suburban life wakes one day to find himself "sacked"fired and cast adrift to rediscover and reinvent himself
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
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039508
Cataloging source
JRS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lanchester, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unemployed
  • Middle-aged men
  • London (England)
  • Middle-aged men
  • Unemployed
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Mr. Phillips, John Lanchester
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
ocm46636672
Dimensions
$20 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780140298369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)46636672
Label
Mr. Phillips, John Lanchester
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
ocm46636672
Dimensions
$20 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780140298369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)46636672

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