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The Resource Guests on Earth, by Lee Smith

Guests on Earth, by Lee Smith

Label
Guests on Earth
Title
Guests on Earth
Statement of responsibility
by Lee Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Its 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, a mental institution known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital's most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses the cascading events leading up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them
Summary
A young orphaned piano prodigy in 1936 is admitted to a North Carolina mental hospital under the care of a celebrated doctor and receives innovative treatment based on exercise, diet and art therapies alongside Zelda Fitzgerald
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction, 2014.
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10219249
Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-
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Smith, Lee
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover
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  • Teenage girls
  • Orphans
  • Pianists
  • Psychiatric hospitals
Target audience
adult
Label
Guests on Earth, by Lee Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052136916
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
523 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410466037
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013041209
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)872941799
Label
Guests on Earth, by Lee Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052136916
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
523 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410466037
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013041209
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)872941799

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