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The Resource The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood

The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood

Label
The blind assassin
Title
The blind assassin
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Told in the story within a story fashion, the reader learns about the mysterious death of one sister from her surviving sister
Summary
Iris describes the 1945 death of her sister, who drives her car off a bridge, followed, two years later, by the death of her husband, in a story that features a novel-within-a-novel about two unnamed lovers who meet in a dark backstreet room
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Booker Prize, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013456
Cataloging source
IDU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Fiction
  • Women novelists
  • Older women
  • Widows
  • Fiction
  • Older women
  • Sisters
  • Widows
  • Women novelists
Target audience
adult
Label
The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published by Nan A. Talese ... in 2000"--Title page verso
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
ocm61355672
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
521 pages
Isbn
9780385720953
Isbn Type
(trade)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)61355672
Label
The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Note
"Originally published by Nan A. Talese ... in 2000"--Title page verso
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
ocm61355672
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
521 pages
Isbn
9780385720953
Isbn Type
(trade)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)61355672

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