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The Resource The great fire, Shirley Hazzard

The great fire, Shirley Hazzard

Label
The great fire
Title
The great fire
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Hazzard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself
Summary
In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • Miles Franklin Award, 2004.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
Awards note
National Book Award, Fiction, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120246
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hazzard, Shirley
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)
  • Hong Kong (China)
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The great fire, Shirley Hazzard
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
18970034
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780312423582
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
03-049189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(hcpl)395390D85D644D11890C984B825D101C
Label
The great fire, Shirley Hazzard
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
18970034
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780312423582
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
03-049189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(hcpl)395390D85D644D11890C984B825D101C

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