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The Resource Siam, or, The woman who shot a man : a novel, by Lily Tuck

Siam, or, The woman who shot a man : a novel, by Lily Tuck

Label
Siam, or, The woman who shot a man : a novel
Title
Siam, or, The woman who shot a man
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Lily Tuck
Title variation
  • Siam
  • Woman who shot a man
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The culture shock of a newly arrived American woman in 1967 Thailand, wife of an engineer building airfields for the bombing of Vietnam. It is hot, the Thais don't want to be friends, servants steal and the food gives her indigestion
Member of
Summary
The Boston-born wife of a government contractor based in Bangkok, Claire finds her life turned upside down by the disappearance of Jim Thompson, the famous American entrepreneur she meets at a local dinner party
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
127738
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tuck, Lily
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sewanee writers' series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thompson, Jim
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Thompson, Jim
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Target audience
adult
Label
Siam, or, The woman who shot a man : a novel, by Lily Tuck
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
ocm41649744
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780879517236
Lccn
99037832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41649744
Label
Siam, or, The woman who shot a man : a novel, by Lily Tuck
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
ocm41649744
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780879517236
Lccn
99037832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41649744

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