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The Resource Strong motion : a novel, Jonathan Franzen

Strong motion : a novel, Jonathan Franzen

Label
Strong motion : a novel
Title
Strong motion
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Franzen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louis Holland arrives in Boston in a spring of ecological upheaval (a rash of earthquakes on the North Shore) and odd luck: the first one kills his grandmother. Louis tries to maintain his independence, but falls in love with a Harvard seismologist whose discoveries about the earthquakes' cause complicate everything
Summary
Louis Holland falls in love with a seismologist who discovers that recent Boston earthquakes had human causes, in a novel that deals with such issues as environmental pollution, religious fundamentalism, abortion, and the threat of the apocalypse
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
028170
Cataloging source
IKG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franzen, Jonathan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3556.R352
LC item number
S7 2001
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Earthquakes
  • Seismologists
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • North Shore (Mass. : Coast)
Target audience
adult
Label
Strong motion : a novel, Jonathan Franzen
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000053001365
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
508 p.
Isbn
9780312420512
System control number
(OCoLC)47959557
Label
Strong motion : a novel, Jonathan Franzen
Publication
Control code
000053001365
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
508 p.
Isbn
9780312420512
System control number
(OCoLC)47959557

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