The Resource The new moon's arms, Nalo Hopkinson

The new moon's arms, Nalo Hopkinson

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The new moon's arms
Title
The new moon's arms
Statement of responsibility
Nalo Hopkinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A mainstream magical realism novel set in the Caribbean on the fictional island of Dolorosse. It tells the story of a 50-something grandmother whose mother disappeared when she was a teenager and whose father has just passed away as she begins menopause. With this physical change of life comes a return of a special power for finding lost things, something she hasn't been able to do since childhood"--Provided by publisher
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Title
The new moon's arms
Creator
Summary
A menopausal woman reflects on her recently deceased, neglectful father, and her mother who disappeared when she was a teenager, as she is presented with the opportunity to mother an orphaned 4-year-old boy. Her magical gift for recovering lost objects which has returned with her menopause, her grown daughter, and the lost boy all conspire to complicate her life.
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Prix Aurora : Best Novel, 2008.
  • Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
153852
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.H5927
LC item number
N48 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Nalo Hopkinson
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleVariation
new moons arms
The new moon's arms, Nalo Hopkinson

Library Locations

    • University Hills BranchBorrow it
      4701 Loyola Ln., Austin, TX, 78723, US
      30.3093017 -97.6664785
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      3101 Oak Springs Dr., Austin, TX, 78723, US
      30.2729762 -97.699748
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