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The Resource News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh

News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh

Label
News from heaven : the Bakerton stories
Title
News from heaven
Title remainder
the Bakerton stories
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Haigh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now, in this collection of interconnected short stories, Jennifer Haigh returns to the vividly imagined world of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town rocked by decades of painful transition. From its heyday during two World Wars through its slow decline, Bakerton is a town that refuses to give up gracefully, binding--sometimes cruelly - succeeding generations to the place that made them
Summary
Portraying the close-knit community of Bakerton, Pennsylvania through a series of interconnected stories, the author, exploring themes of regret, redemption and acceptance, depicts unforgettable characters from different generations shaped by dreams and plagued by disappointments
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2014.
  • PEN New England Award for Fiction, 2014.
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10166309
Cataloging source
BT
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1968-
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Haigh, Jennifer
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
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  • City and town life
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • Bakerton (Pa.)
  • Bakerton (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
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the Bakerton stories
Label
News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
  • The
  • bottom of things
  • What remains
  • Desiderata
  • Beast and bird
  • Something sweet
  • Broken star
  • A
  • place in the sun
  • To the stars
  • Thrift
  • Favorite son
Control code
000052723541
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
244, 30 pages
Isbn
9780060889630
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
  • The
  • bottom of things
  • What remains
  • Desiderata
  • Beast and bird
  • Something sweet
  • Broken star
  • A
  • place in the sun
  • To the stars
  • Thrift
  • Favorite son
Control code
000052723541
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
244, 30 pages
Isbn
9780060889630
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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