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The Resource Academy Street, Mary Costello

Academy Street, Mary Costello

Label
Academy Street
Title
Academy Street
Statement of responsibility
Mary Costello
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Academy Street is the heart-breaking and evocative story of one woman's life spanning six decades. Tess's childhood in 1940's rural Ireland is defined by the sudden death of her mother. Later, in New York, she encounters the ferocious power and calamity of love, and the effects of catastrophic fate. The novel resonates with the rhythms of memory and home as well as those of America's greatest city
Summary
Following a quiet single mother and nurse who has tumultuous emotions and few people to share them with, the author paints a vibrant, emotional and hypnotic portrait of a whole life, tracing her childhood in western Ireland through her relocation to America.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10392470
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Costello, Mary
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Conduct of life
  • Women
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Ireland
  • New York (New York)
Target audience
adult
Label
Academy Street, Mary Costello
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053329928
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781922182449
Label
Academy Street, Mary Costello
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053329928
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781922182449

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