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The Resource The Bus on Thursday

The Bus on Thursday

Label
The Bus on Thursday
Title
The Bus on Thursday
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Barrett
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
That's when I literally had thoughts of becoming a nun, because I thought, Well, I'm never going to have sex again. If I become a nun, I would at least have somewhere to live.It wasn't just the bad break-up that caused Eleanor's life to unravel. It was the cancer. And the demons that came with it.Freshly single and thoroughly traumatised from the ordeals of breast cancer, Eleanor Mellett starts a new job as a teacher in a remote mountain hamlet. It's certainly peaceful enough, almost too peaceful. But what's become of the previous teacher, the saintly Miss Barker, who has disappeared abruptly under mysterious circumstances? And what's with all those locks on the door? And what the hell is that bus doing idling outside her house late, late at night?Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in Twin Peaks. Darkly funny, deeply unsettling and surprisingly poignant, Shirley Barrett's The Bus on Thursday is a strange and wild ride for all fans of Helen Fielding, Maria Semple, David Lynch and Stephen King
Summary
Riotously funny, deeply unsettling, and surprisingly poignant, Shirley Barrett’s The Bus on Thursday is a wickedly weird, wild ride for fans of Helen Fielding, Maria Semple, and Stephen King
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018
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10722679
Cataloging source
DLC
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Barrett, Shirley
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Bus on Thursday
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:2a333c35-77fe-4e3e-9c66-588543622fb4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760637354
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Bus on Thursday
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:2a333c35-77fe-4e3e-9c66-588543622fb4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760637354
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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