The Resource The great alone, Kristin Hannah

The great alone, Kristin Hannah

Label
The great alone
Title
The great alone
Statement of responsibility
Kristin Hannah
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future away from the noise and nightmares that plague him. Having been left a homestead by a buddy who died in the war, Ernt is secure in his beliefs, but never was a family less prepared for the reality of Alaska, the long, cold winters and isolation. Locals want to help out, especially classmate Matthew Walker, who likes everything about Leni. Yet the harsh conditions bring out the worst in Ernt, whose paranoia takes over their lives and exacerbates what Leni sees as the toxic relationship between her parents. The Allbrights are as green as greenhorns can be, and even first love must endure unimaginable hardship and tragedy as the wilderness tries to claim more victims
Summary
When her volatile, former POW father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2018
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619933
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hannah, Kristin
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moving, Household
  • Families
  • Abusive men
  • Ex-prisoners of war
  • Wilderness survival
  • Alaska
Target audience
adult
Label
The great alone, Kristin Hannah
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
on1001807491
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
440 pages
Isbn
9780312577230
Lccn
2017036271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1001807491
Label
The great alone, Kristin Hannah
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
on1001807491
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
440 pages
Isbn
9780312577230
Lccn
2017036271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1001807491

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