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The Resource Driving short distances, by Joff Winterhart

Driving short distances, by Joff Winterhart

Label
Driving short distances
Title
Driving short distances
Statement of responsibility
by Joff Winterhart
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sam is 27 and needs to get a job. Keith, who claims to be a second cousin of his (absent) father, offers him one. On Keith's card it says he does 'distribution and delivery', which seems to consist of 'a lot of driving around, getting out of the car for a few minutes and then getting back in', Sam tells his mother. And so the days go by, Keith driving to a trading estate, ducking into a portakabin, all the while telling Sam stories about his first boss, Geoff Crozier, his mentor in distribution and delivery. As the weeks pass, Sam gets to know Keith's friends, flirty Hazel-Claire from whom they buy two pasties every day at lunchtime, a variety of receptionists, and a few tantalising secrets from Keith's pastaAs in Days of the Bagnold Summer, Joff Winterhart is a master at depicting ordinary life in all its utterly poignant and funny mundanity
Summary
Evocatively wrought and gorgeously illustrated, Other People collects Days of the Bagnold Summer and Driving Short Distances, first published in the UK to wide acclaim
Writing style
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10734371
Cataloging source
NLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winterhart, Joff
Dewey number
813
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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  • Winterhart, Joff
  • Winterhart, Joff
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physical distribution of goods
  • Automobile driving
  • Young men
  • Occupations
  • Mothers and sons
  • Delivery of goods
Target audience
adult
Label
Driving short distances, by Joff Winterhart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060950724
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780224099806
Lccn
2017434447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
(YBP)13252511
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1001965639
Label
Driving short distances, by Joff Winterhart
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060950724
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780224099806
Lccn
2017434447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
(YBP)13252511
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1001965639

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