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The Resource Shirley : a novel, Susan Scarf Merrell

Shirley : a novel, Susan Scarf Merrell

Label
Shirley : a novel
Title
Shirley
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Susan Scarf Merrell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two imposing literary figures are at the center of this captivating novel: the celebrated Shirley Jackson, author of "The Lottery" and her husband, Stanley Edgar Gyman, a literary critic and professor at Bennington College. When a young graduate student and his pregnant wife - Fred and Rose Nemser - move into Shirley and Stanley's home in the fall of 1964, they quickly fall under the spell of their brilliant and unconventional hosts. Rose forms an unlikely friendship with the darkly enigmatic Shirley. Nonetheless, Rose senses something amiss - something to do with nightly unanswered phone calls and a long-missing female student
Summary
"A fictional young couple spends a year at Bennington in 1964 with novelist Shirley Jackson and her husband in this captivating psychological thriller"--
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10314224
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merrell, Susan Scarf
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Hyman, Stanley Edgar
  • College students
  • Bennington (Vt.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Shirley : a novel, Susan Scarf Merrell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000055153345
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780147516190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)893895067
Label
Shirley : a novel, Susan Scarf Merrell
Publication
Copyright
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
000055153345
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780147516190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)893895067

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