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A loving, faithful animal, Josephine Rowe

Label
A loving, faithful animal
Title
A loving, faithful animal
Statement of responsibility
Josephine Rowe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It is New Year's Eve, 1990, and Ru's father, Jack, has disappeared in the wake of a savage incident. A Vietnam War veteran, he has long been an erratic presence at home, where Ru's allegiances are divided amongst those she loves. Her sister, Lani, seeks to escape the claustrophobia of small-town life, while their mother, Evelyn, takes refuge in a more vibrant past. And then there's Les, Jack's inscrutable brother, whose loyalties are also torn. A Loving, Faithful Animal is an incandescent portrait of one family searching for what may yet be redeemable from the ruins of war."--Back cover
Summary
It is New Year’s Eve 1990, in a small town in southeast Australia. Ru’s father, Jack, one of thousands of Australians once conscripted to serve in the Vietnam War, has disappeared. This time Ru thinks he might be gone for good. As rumors spread of a huge black cat stalking the landscape beyond their door, the rest of the family is barely holding on. Ru’s sister, Lani, is throwing herself into sex, drugs, and dangerous company. Their mother, Evelyn, is escaping into memories of a more vibrant youth. And meanwhile there is Les, Jack’s inscrutable brother, who seems to move through their lives like a ghost, earning both trust and suspicion
Storyline
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10523411
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rowe, Josephine
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • War and families
Target audience
general
Label
A loving, faithful animal, Josephine Rowe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 200)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055435331
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780702253966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)921988411
Label
A loving, faithful animal, Josephine Rowe
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 200)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055435331
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9780702253966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)921988411

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