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The Resource A widow for one year, John Irving

A widow for one year, John Irving

Label
A widow for one year
Title
A widow for one year
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
Title variation
Door in the floor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A girl discovers her mother in bed with a teenage boy and later the mother abandons her. Meanwhile, her father is seducing young girls. So begins the story of Ruth Cole, a famous writer struggling to overcome childhood traumas and find love
Summary
Chronicles the life of a complex, abrasive woman born in the shadow of her siblings' deaths and her parents' adultery, who only finds love after motherhood and widowhood
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
035738
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3559.R8
LC item number
W53 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A widow for one year, John Irving
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
2284864
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xiv, 537 pages
Isbn
9780375501371
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97049166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm37955786
Label
A widow for one year, John Irving
Publication
Copyright
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
2284864
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
xiv, 537 pages
Isbn
9780375501371
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97049166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm37955786

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