The Resource Someone, Alice McDermott

Someone, Alice McDermott

Label
Someone
Title
Someone
Statement of responsibility
Alice McDermott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The story of a Brooklyn-born woman's life - her family, her neighborhood, her daily trials and triumphs - from childhood to old age"--Provided by the publisher
  • Our first glimpse of Marie is as a child: a girl in glasses waiting on a Brooklyn stoop for her beloved father to come home from work. She has a seemingly innocuous encounter with a young woman named Pegeen. We follow Marie's life through her first heartbreak; her brother's brief stint as a Catholic priest; the Second World War; and into the changing world of her Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn
Summary
Chronicles the ordinary life of a woman named Marie, from her childhood to old age, as she experiences the changing world of her Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn, in this novel that speaks of life as it is daily lived
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10215425
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDermott, Alice
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1010
  • 1010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Irish American women
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Someone, Alice McDermott
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
993948
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
351 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463258
Lccn
2013031994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781410463258
  • (OCoLC)854610159
Label
Someone, Alice McDermott
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
993948
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
351 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463258
Lccn
2013031994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781410463258
  • (OCoLC)854610159

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