The Resource The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley : a novel, Hannah Tinti

The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley : a novel, Hannah Tinti

Label
The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley : a novel
Title
The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Hannah Tinti
Title variation
12 lives of Samuel Hawley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Loo is twelve when she moves back to the New England fishing village of her early youth. Her father, Hawley, finds work on the boats, while she undergoes the usual heartaches of a new kid in school. But lurking over Loo are mysteries, both of the mother who passed away, of the grandmother she's forbidden to speak to. And hurtling towards both father and daughter are the ghosts of Hawley's past. Before Loo's birth, he was a professional criminal engaged in increasingly elaborate and dangerous underworld schemes. Life on the road was harsh - Samuel Hawley took "twelve bullets" in his brutal career. The scars have healed, but there is a reckoning still to come"--
Summary
Meet Samuel Hawley, a man in a constant struggle with his violent past, doing the best he can to raise his daughter. Meet Loo, his daughter, a girl with an obscure past and an uncertain future, on the cusp of adulthood. And meet Lily, the dead woman who connects them both. In this finely woven novel, the past and the present gradually illuminate the story of a man’s life through the bullet wounds he carries with him and makes readers consider what it is to be both good and evil. -- Dawn Terrizzi for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10554498
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tinti, Hannah
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • Fathers and daughters
Target audience
adult
Label
The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley : a novel, Hannah Tinti
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
ocn951190387
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pgs.
Isbn
9780812989885
Lccn
2016021409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951190387
Label
The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley : a novel, Hannah Tinti
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
ocn951190387
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pgs.
Isbn
9780812989885
Lccn
2016021409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951190387

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