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The Resource The innocents : a novel, Michael Crummey

The innocents : a novel, Michael Crummey

Label
The innocents : a novel
Title
The innocents
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michael Crummey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From bestselling, award-winning author Michael Crummey comes a sweeping, heart-wrenching, deeply immersive novel about a brother and sister alone in a small world. A brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland's northern coastline. Their home is a stretch of rocky shore governed by the feral ocean, by a relentless pendulum of abundance and murderous scarcity. Still children with only the barest notion of the outside world, they have nothing but the family's boat and the little knowledge passed on haphazardly by their mother and father to keep them. As they fight for their own survival through years of meagre catches and storms and ravaging illness, it is their fierce loyalty to each other that motivates and sustains them. But as seasons pass and they wade deeper into the mystery of their own natures, even that loyalty will be tested. This novel is richly imagined and compulsively readable, a riveting story of hardship and survival, and an unflinching exploration of the bond between brother and sister. By turns electrifying and heartbreaking, it is a testament to the bounty and barbarity of the world, to the wonders and strangeness of our individual selves."--
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format
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Provided by publisher
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NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crummey, Michael
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Orphans
  • Survival
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Orphans
  • Survival
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
Label
The innocents : a novel, Michael Crummey
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
1082518848
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780385685412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1082518848
Label
The innocents : a novel, Michael Crummey
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
1082518848
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780385685412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1082518848

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