The Resource The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt

The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt

Label
The Sisters brothers
Title
The Sisters brothers
Statement of responsibility
Patrick deWitt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers
Summary
When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers.
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Canadian Authors Association Literary Awards, MOSAID Technologies Inc. Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, 2012.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, 2011.
  • Oregon Book Awards, Ken Kesey Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2011.
  • Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
384273
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
deWitt, Patrick
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers
  • Gold miners
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Brothers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Gold miners
  • United States, West
Target audience
adult
Label
The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First paperback ed.: 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One: Trouble with the horses -- Two: California -- Three: Hermann Kermit worm
Control code
ocn704395448
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780062041265
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011282605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)704395448
Label
The Sisters brothers, Patrick deWitt
Publication
Note
First paperback ed.: 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One: Trouble with the horses -- Two: California -- Three: Hermann Kermit worm
Control code
ocn704395448
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780062041265
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011282605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)704395448

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