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The Resource The sisters from Hardscrabble Bay, Beverly Jensen

The sisters from Hardscrabble Bay, Beverly Jensen

Label
The sisters from Hardscrabble Bay
Title
The sisters from Hardscrabble Bay
Statement of responsibility
Beverly Jensen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spanning the years 1916 to 1987, the lives of sisters Idella and Avis Hillock are described in a series of vignettes, opening with an account of their mother's death in childbirth and closing with Idella's husband, Eddie, now an old man, reminiscing about his life with Idella. Set in the rough landscape of New Brunswick, Canada
Summary
Spanning the years 1916 to 1987, the lives of sisters Idella and Avis Hillock are described in a series of vignettes, opening with an account of their mother's death in childbirth and closing with Idella's husband, Eddie, now an old man, reminiscing about his life with Idella. Set in the rough landscape of New Brunswick, Canada, a hardscrabble world of potato farms, rough men, hard work, and baffling beauty. These stories offer a compelling and wry vision of two remarkable women
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348817
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jensen, Beverly
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • City and town life
  • New England
  • New Brunswick
  • City and town life
  • Sisters
  • New Brunswick
  • New England
Target audience
adult
Label
The sisters from Hardscrabble Bay, Beverly Jensen
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
ocn466335798
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
St ed.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780670021666
Lccn
2009049272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)466335798
Label
The sisters from Hardscrabble Bay, Beverly Jensen
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
ocn466335798
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
St ed.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780670021666
Lccn
2009049272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)466335798

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