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The Resource The death of bees, Lisa O'Donnell

The death of bees, Lisa O'Donnell

Label
The death of bees
Title
The death of bees
Statement of responsibility
Lisa O'Donnell
Title variation
death of bees
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'I'm Marnie. Too young to smoke, too young to drink, too young to fuck, but who would have stopped me?' Hazlehurst housing estate, Glasgow, Christmas Eve 2006. 15-year-old Marnie and her little sister Nelly have just finished burying their parents in the back garden. Only Marnie and Nelly know how they got there
Summary
"I'm Marnie. Too young to smoke, too young to drink, too young to fuck, but who would have stopped me?" Hazlehurst housing estate, Glasgow, Christmas Eve 2006. 15-year-old Marnie and her little sister Nelly have just finished burying their parents in the back garden. Only Marnie and Nelly know how they got there.
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Commonwealth Book Prize, 2013.
  • Commonwealth Book Prize: Canada and Europe, 2013.
  • Alex Award, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10160684
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Donnell, Lisa
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Sisters
  • Parents
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
The death of bees, Lisa O'Donnell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize. -Fifteen-year-old Marnie leads a life of smoking, drinking, drugs and sex; her twelve-year-old sister Nelly enjoys playing the violin, reading, and eating cornflakes with Coke. But the sisters have to join forces when they bury their parents in the backyard and pretend to the world that they are in Turkey. Taken in by the kindly old homo next door, Lennie, things are going well until their estranged grandfather turns up asking questions. And Lennie's dog starts digging in the garden... -A compelling black comedy, suitable for all ages
Control code
000048767345
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
295 p.
Isbn
9780099558422
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)761380308
Label
The death of bees, Lisa O'Donnell
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize. -Fifteen-year-old Marnie leads a life of smoking, drinking, drugs and sex; her twelve-year-old sister Nelly enjoys playing the violin, reading, and eating cornflakes with Coke. But the sisters have to join forces when they bury their parents in the backyard and pretend to the world that they are in Turkey. Taken in by the kindly old homo next door, Lennie, things are going well until their estranged grandfather turns up asking questions. And Lennie's dog starts digging in the garden... -A compelling black comedy, suitable for all ages
Control code
000048767345
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
295 p.
Isbn
9780099558422
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)761380308

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