The Resource The snow child : a novel, Eowyn Ivey

The snow child : a novel, Eowyn Ivey

Label
The snow child : a novel
Title
The snow child
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Eowyn Ivey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. This little girl, who calls herself Faina, seems to be a child of the woods. She hunts with a red fox at her side, skims lightly across the snow, and somehow survives alone in the Alaskan wilderness. As Jack and Mabel struggle to understand this child who could have stepped from the pages of a fairy tale, they come to love her as their own daughter. But in this beautiful, violent place things are rarely as they appear, and what they eventually learn about Faina will transform all of them.--From Amazon
Title
The snow child
Creator
Summary
Alaska in the 1920s is a difficult place for Jack and Mabel. Drifting apart, the childless couple discover Faina, a young girl living alone in the wilderness. Soon, Jack and Mabel come to love Faina as their own. But when they learn a surprising truth about the girl, their lives change in profound ways
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Debut, 2013.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10028858
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Eowyn Ivey
Label
The snow child : a novel, Eowyn Ivey
Publication
Note
"A Reagan Arthur book."
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • ACE
  • ASR
  • AMI
  • AMI
  • AOK
  • ARZ
  • AYB
  • AWP
  • AMR
  • ANV
  • AOQ
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
ocn707964760
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Reagan Arthur/Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780316175678
Lccn
2011024937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u840916
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)707964760

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