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The Resource My father's tears and other stories, by John Updike

My father's tears and other stories, by John Updike

Label
My father's tears and other stories
Title
My father's tears and other stories
Statement of responsibility
by John Updike
Title variation
My fathers tears and other stories
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Updike's first collection of new short fiction since the year 2000, "My Father's Tears" finds the author in a valedictory mood as he mingles narratives of his native Pennsylvania with stories of New England suburbia and of foreign travel
Summary
A collection of short fiction includes tales set in the author's native Pennsylvania, the New England suburbs, and foreign countries, all depicting different facets of the American experience from the Depression through the aftermath of 9/11
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
306205
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Updike, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Short stories, American
Target audience
adult
Label
My father's tears and other stories, by John Updike
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Delicate wives
  • The Accelerating expansion of the universe
  • German lessons
  • The Road home
  • My father's tears
  • Kinderszenen
  • The Apparition
  • Blue light
  • Outage
  • The Full glass
  • Morocco
  • Personal archaeology
  • Free
  • Walk with Elizanne
  • The Guardians
  • The Laughter of the gods
  • Varieties of religious experience
  • Spanish prelude to a second marriage
Control code
737314
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780307271563
Lccn
2008054376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307271563
  • (OCoLC)251202847
Label
My father's tears and other stories, by John Updike
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Delicate wives
  • The Accelerating expansion of the universe
  • German lessons
  • The Road home
  • My father's tears
  • Kinderszenen
  • The Apparition
  • Blue light
  • Outage
  • The Full glass
  • Morocco
  • Personal archaeology
  • Free
  • Walk with Elizanne
  • The Guardians
  • The Laughter of the gods
  • Varieties of religious experience
  • Spanish prelude to a second marriage
Control code
737314
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780307271563
Lccn
2008054376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307271563
  • (OCoLC)251202847

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