The Resource The bird skinner, Alice Greenway, (electronic resource)

The bird skinner, Alice Greenway, (electronic resource)

Label
The bird skinner
Title
The bird skinner
Statement of responsibility
Alice Greenway
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jim Kennoway was once an esteemed member of the ornithology department at the Museum of Natural History in New York, collecting and skinning birds as specimens. Slowing down from a hard-lived life and a recent leg amputation, Jim retreats to an island in Maine: to drink, smoke, and to be left alone. As a young man he worked for Naval Intelligence during World War II in the Solomon Islands. While spying on Japanese shipping from behind enemy lines, Jim befriended Tosca, a young islander who worked with him as a scout. Now, thirty years later, Tosca has sent his daughter Cadillac to stay with Jim in the weeks before she begins premedical studies at Yale. She arrives to Jim's consternation, yet she will capture his heart and the hearts of everyone she meets, irrevocably changing their lives. Written in lush, lyrical prose-rich in island detail, redolent of Maine in summer and of the Pacific-The Bird Skinner is wise and wrenching, an unforgettable masterwork from an extraordinarily skillful novelist
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Greenway, Alice
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Veterans
  • Depression, Mental
  • Medical students
  • Islands
  • Ornithologists
  • Electronic books
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
The bird skinner, Alice Greenway, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11779419
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11779419
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11779419
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779419
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The bird skinner, Alice Greenway, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11779419
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11779419
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11779419
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779419
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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