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The Resource Northern lights, Tim O'Brien

Northern lights, Tim O'Brien

Label
Northern lights
Title
Northern lights
Statement of responsibility
Tim O'Brien
Title variation
Northern lights
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
O'Brien's dynamic first novel, a Vietnam vet and his brother vie for the same gal, a native of their dwindling Minnesota hometown. Culminating in a disastrous road trip which ends with the men skiing home through the wilderness, "Northern Lights" spawned themes that would become the author's hallmarks for future works
Summary
Explores the relationship between two brothers, one who went to Vietnam and one who stayed at home, as they struggle against an unexpected blizzard in Minnesota's remote north woods
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
047691
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Tim
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Wilderness survival
  • Minnesota
  • Brothers
  • Brothers
  • Veterans
  • Wilderness survival
  • Minnesota
Target audience
adult
Label
Northern lights, Tim O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Delacorte Press, 1975
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
ocm41156551
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Broadway books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780767904414
Lccn
99028842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41156551
Label
Northern lights, Tim O'Brien
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Delacorte Press, 1975
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
ocm41156551
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Broadway books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780767904414
Lccn
99028842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41156551

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