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The Resource Ka : Dar Oakley in the ruin of Ymr, John Crowley

Ka : Dar Oakley in the ruin of Ymr, John Crowley

Label
Ka : Dar Oakley in the ruin of Ymr
Title
Ka
Title remainder
Dar Oakley in the ruin of Ymr
Statement of responsibility
John Crowley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dar Oakley -- the first Crow in all of Crow history with a name of his own -- was born two thousand years ago. He tells the story of his impossible lives and deaths to a man who has learned his language in this exquisite novel which unravels like a fireside fable, by award-winning author John Crowley. In Ka we see how young Dar Oakley went down into the human underworld long before Julius Caesar came into the Celtic lands, and there got hold of the immortality meant for humans; how he sailed West to America with the Irish monks searching for the Paradise of the Saints; how again and again he went down into the lands of the dead and returned. All these beings inhabit Ka, the realm of Crows, and dwell also in Ymr, the realm where -- as Dar Oakley learns -- what humans think is so, really is so, even though we could have so much more"--
Summary
Dar Oakley -- the first Crow in all of Crow history with a name of his own -- was born two thousand years ago. He tells the story of his impossible lives and deaths to a man who has learned his language in this exquisite novel which unravels like a fireside fable
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10603326
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crowley, John
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Crows
Target audience
adult
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Dar Oakley in the ruin of Ymr
Label
Ka : Dar Oakley in the ruin of Ymr, John Crowley
Instantiates
Publication
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
000061281675
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
442 pages
Isbn
9781481495592
Lccn
2016054533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)969160414
Label
Ka : Dar Oakley in the ruin of Ymr, John Crowley
Publication
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
000061281675
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
442 pages
Isbn
9781481495592
Lccn
2016054533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)969160414

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