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The Resource The sandcastle girls, Chris Bohjalian

The sandcastle girls, Chris Bohjalian

Label
The sandcastle girls
Title
The sandcastle girls
Statement of responsibility
Chris Bohjalian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Laura Petrosian is a novelist living in New York who never gave her Armenian heritage much thought. When Laura receives a phone call from an old friend claiming to have seen a photo of her grandmother promoting an exhibit at a museum, she sets out to learn about her family's past and discovers that her family history is filled with love, loss...and a secret buried for generations
Summary
A historical love story inspired by the author's Armenian heritage finds early 20th-century nurse Elizabeth Endicott arriving in Syria to help deliver food and medical aid to genocide refugees, a volunteer service during which she exchanges letters with an Armenian engineer and widower
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10120202
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bohjalian, Chris
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armenians
  • Armenian Americans
  • Armenian massacres, 1915-1923
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The sandcastle girls, Chris Bohjalian
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
871021
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
430 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780307990822
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307990822
  • (OCoLC)775415562
Label
The sandcastle girls, Chris Bohjalian
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
871021
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
430 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780307990822
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307990822
  • (OCoLC)775415562

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