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The Resource Nora Webster, Colm Tóibín

Nora Webster, Colm Tóibín

Label
Nora Webster
Title
Nora Webster
Statement of responsibility
Colm Tóibín
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is the 1960s and Nora Webster is living with her two young sons in a small town on the east coast of Ireland. The love of her life, Maurice, has just died so she must work out how to forge a new life for herself. As Nora returns to memories of the happiness of her early marriage, something more painful begins to intrude: memories of her own mother and what brought about the terrifying distance between them
Summary
Struggling with grief and financial hardships after the death of her beloved husband, widow Nora struggles to support her four children and clings to secrecy in the intrusive community of her childhood before finding her voice
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Hawthornden Prize, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10358400
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tóibín, Colm
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Families
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
Nora Webster, Colm Tóibín
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Standard print edition originally published: London: Viking, 2014
  • Formerly CIP.
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
000054338178
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
458 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471286681
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)904357550
Label
Nora Webster, Colm Tóibín
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Standard print edition originally published: London: Viking, 2014
  • Formerly CIP.
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
000054338178
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
458 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471286681
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)904357550

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