The Resource The small backs of children : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch

The small backs of children : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch

Label
The small backs of children : a novel
Title
The small backs of children
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lidia Yuknavitch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a war-torn village in Eastern Europe, an American photographer captures a heart-stopping image: a young girl flying toward the lens, fleeing a fiery explosion that has engulfed her home and family. The image wins acclaim and prizes, becoming an icon for millions--and a subject of obsession for one writer, the photographer's best friend, who has suffered a devastating tragedy of her own. As the writer plunges into a suicidal depression, her filmmaker husband enlists several friends, including a fearless bisexual poet and an ingenuous performance artist, to save her by rescuing the unknown girl and bringing her to the United States. And yet, as their plot unfolds, everything we know about the story comes into question: What does the writer really want? Who is controlling the action? And what will happen when these two worlds--east and west, real and virtual--collide?" --
Title
The small backs of children
Creator
Summary
When a writer becomes obsessed with a photograph of a young girl in Eastern Europe fleeing a fiery explosion, her husband enlists a group of artist friends to bring the girl to the United States
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Oregon Book Awards, Ken Kesey Award for Fiction, 2016.
  • Oregon Book Awards, Readers' Choice, 2016.
Assigning source
provided by publisher
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10433740
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3575.U35
LC item number
S53 2015
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Lidia Yuknavitch
Label
The small backs of children : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch
Publication
Copyright
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • ACE
  • ACE
  • AWP
  • AYB
  • AOK
  • ATO
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
ocn893452958
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780062383242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1091603
System control number
(OCoLC)893452958

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