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The Resource The great fire, Shirley Hazzard

The great fire, Shirley Hazzard

Label
The great fire
Title
The great fire
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Hazzard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • Miles Franklin Award, 2004.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120246
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hazzard, Shirley
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychological fiction
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)
  • Japan
  • Hong Kong (China)
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The great fire, Shirley Hazzard
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000024693665
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781844080571
Lccn
2003049189
Label
The great fire, Shirley Hazzard
Publication
Control code
000024693665
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781844080571
Lccn
2003049189

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