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News from heaven, Jennifer Haigh

Label
News from heaven
Title
News from heaven
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Haigh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now, in this collection of interconnected short stories, Jennifer Haigh returns to the vividly imagined world of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town rocked by decades of painful transition. From its heyday during two World Wars through its slow decline, Bakerton is a town that refuses to give up gracefully, binding--sometimes cruelly - succeeding generations to the place that made them
Summary
Portraying the close-knit community of Bakerton, Pennsylvania through a series of interconnected stories, the author, exploring themes of regret, redemption and acceptance, depicts unforgettable characters from different generations shaped by dreams and plagued by disappointments
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2014.
  • PEN New England Award for Fiction, 2014.
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10166309
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1968-
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Haigh, Jennifer
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
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  • Small towns
  • Regret
  • Redemption
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adult
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the Bakerton stories
Label
News from heaven, Jennifer Haigh
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn805051309
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780060889647
System control number
(OCoLC)805051309
Label
News from heaven, Jennifer Haigh
Publication
Control code
ocn805051309
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780060889647
System control number
(OCoLC)805051309

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