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The Resource Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout

Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout

Label
Olive Kitteridge
Title
Olive Kitteridge
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Olive Kitteridge: indomitable, compassionate and often unpredictable. A retired schoolteacher in a small coastal town in Maine, as she grows older she struggles to make sense of the changes in her life. She is a woman who sees into the hearts of those around her, their triumphs and tragedies... A penetrating, vibrant exploration of the human soul, the story of Olive Kitteridge will make you laugh, nod in recognition, wince in pain, and shed a tear or two
Summary
The world of Olive Kitteridge, a retired school teacher in a small coastal town in Maine, is revealed in stories that explore her diverse roles in many lives, including a lounge singer haunted by a past love, her stoic husband, and her own resentful son
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2009.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2009.
Awards note
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction - 2009.
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232571
Cataloging source
SALS
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Strout, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Retired teachers
  • Women
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain by Pocket Books 2008
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pharmacy -- Incoming tide -- The piano player -- A little burst -- Starving -- A different road -- Winter concert -- Tulips -- Basket of trips -- Ship in a bottle -- Security -- Criminal -- River
Control code
000061337322
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9781849831550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1033693668
Label
Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain by Pocket Books 2008
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pharmacy -- Incoming tide -- The piano player -- A little burst -- Starving -- A different road -- Winter concert -- Tulips -- Basket of trips -- Ship in a bottle -- Security -- Criminal -- River
Control code
000061337322
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9781849831550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1033693668

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