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The Resource The gallery of lost species : a novel, Nina Berkhout

The gallery of lost species : a novel, Nina Berkhout

Label
The gallery of lost species : a novel
Title
The gallery of lost species
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nina Berkhout
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Edith grows up in her big sister Vivienne's shadow. While the beautiful Viv is forced by the girls' overbearing mother to compete in child beauty pageants, plain-looking Edith follows in her father's footsteps: collecting oddities, studying coins, and reading from old books. When Viv rebels against her mother's expectations, Edith finds herself torn between a desire to help her sister and pursuing her own love for a boy who might love her sister more than he loves her. When Edith accepts a job at the National Gallery of Canada, she meets an elderly cryptozoologist named Theo who is searching for a bird many believe to be extinct. Navigating her way through Vivienne's dark landscape while trying to win Liam's heart, Edith develops an unlikely friendship with Theo when she realizes they might have more in common than she imagined; they are both trying to retrieve something that may be impossible to bring back to life. The Gallery of Lost Species is about finding solace in unexpected places - in works of art, in people, and in animals that the world has forgotten"--
Summary
Edith has grown up in her beautiful big sister Vivienne's shadow. She follows in her father's footsteps, collecting oddities and reading from dusty old books. A chance encounter with a handsome geology student eventually changes the course of the sisters' relationship forever.
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Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414641
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berkhout, Nina
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Sisters
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Sisters
Target audience
adult
Label
The gallery of lost species : a novel, Nina Berkhout
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Canada by House of Anansi Press Inc. 2015"--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
ocn918994858
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9781250085078
Lccn
2015049801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)918994858
Label
The gallery of lost species : a novel, Nina Berkhout
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in Canada by House of Anansi Press Inc. 2015"--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
ocn918994858
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9781250085078
Lccn
2015049801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)918994858

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