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The Resource Safe from the sea, Peter Geye

Safe from the sea, Peter Geye

Label
Safe from the sea
Title
Safe from the sea
Statement of responsibility
Peter Geye
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Set against the powerful lakeshore landscape of northern Minnesota, Safe from the Sea is a ... novel in which a son returns home to reconnect with his estranged and dying father thirty-five years after the tragic wreck of a Great Lakes ore boat that the father only partially survived and that has divided them emotionally ever since. When his father for the first time finally tells the story of the horrific disaster he has carried with him so long, it leads the two men to reconsider each other. Meanwhile, Noah's own struggle to make a life with an absent father has found its real reward in his relationship with his sagacious wife, Natalie, whose complications with infertility issues have marked her husband's life in ways he only fully realizes as the reconciliation with his father takes shape. Peter Geye has delivered an archetypal story of a father and son, of the tug and pull of family bonds, of Norwegian immigrant culture, of dramatic shipwrecks and the business and adventure of Great Lakes shipping ..."--Jacket
Summary
When Noah Torr returns to his family's Minnesota cabin to reconnect with his father, he learns for the first time what really happened 35 years ago-and how it changed his father forever
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
371652
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Geye, Peter
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Prodigal son (Parable)
  • Minnesota
  • Sea stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Safe from the sea, Peter Geye
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
ocn640917771
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9781609530082
Lccn
2010023074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)640917771
Label
Safe from the sea, Peter Geye
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
ocn640917771
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9781609530082
Lccn
2010023074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)640917771

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