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The Resource Ordinary Matter, Laura Elvery (author)

Ordinary Matter, Laura Elvery (author)

Label
Ordinary Matter
Title
Ordinary Matter
Statement of responsibility
Laura Elvery (author)
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1895 Alfred Nobel rewrote his will and left his fortune made in dynamite and munitions to generations of thinkers. Since 1901 women have been honoured with Nobel Prizes for their scientific research twenty times, including Marie Curie twice. Spanning more than a century and ranging across the world, this inventive story collection is inspired by these women whose work has altered history and saved millions of lives. From a transformative visit to the Grand Canyon to a baby washing up on a Queensland beach, a climate protest during a Paris heatwave to Stockholm on the eve of the 1977 Nobel Prize ceremony, these stories interrogate the nature of inspiration and discovery, motherhood and sacrifice, illness and legacy. Sometimes the extraordinary pivots on the ordinary
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10908128
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elvery, Laura
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
UQP Short Story Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women Nobel Prize winners
  • Women in science
  • Motherhood
  • Sacrifice
  • Women
Target audience
general
Label
Ordinary Matter, Laura Elvery (author)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You run towards love -- Grand Canyon -- Something close to gold -- Night blindness -- Hyperobject -- Frost -- Stockholm -- Corn queen -- Growth -- Witnessing -- Fruit flies -- Titan Arum -- The bodies are buried -- Better nature -- Wingspan -- The garden bridge -- The town turns over -- Little fly -- The fix -- A brief history of petroleum
Control code
000067085579
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780702262760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1153056508
Label
Ordinary Matter, Laura Elvery (author)
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You run towards love -- Grand Canyon -- Something close to gold -- Night blindness -- Hyperobject -- Frost -- Stockholm -- Corn queen -- Growth -- Witnessing -- Fruit flies -- Titan Arum -- The bodies are buried -- Better nature -- Wingspan -- The garden bridge -- The town turns over -- Little fly -- The fix -- A brief history of petroleum
Control code
000067085579
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780702262760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1153056508

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