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The Resource The phone box at the edge of the world, Laura Imai Messina, translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand

The phone box at the edge of the world, Laura Imai Messina, translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand

Label
The phone box at the edge of the world
Title
The phone box at the edge of the world
Statement of responsibility
Laura Imai Messina, translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
When you have lost everything, what will you find? When Yui loses her mother and daughter in the tsunami, she wonders how she will ever carry on. Yet, in the face of this unthinkable loss, life must somehow continue. Then one day she hears about a widower who has an old disused telephone box in his garden. There the old man finds the strength to speak to his late wife and begin to come to terms with his grief. As news of the phone box spreads, people from miles around will travel there to connect with their own lost loved ones. Soon Yui will make a pilgrimage to the phone box, too. But once there she cannot bring herself to speak into the receiver. Then she finds Takeshi, a bereaved husband whose own daughter has stopped talking in the wake of their loss. What happens next will warm your heart, even when it feels as though it is breaking ..
Cataloging source
YDX
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1981-
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Messina, Laura Imai
Dewey number
895.636
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
fiction
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Rand, Lucy
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  • Families
  • Death
  • Hope
  • Italian fiction
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Bereavement
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Grief
  • Telephone booths
Target audience
adult
Label
The phone box at the edge of the world, Laura Imai Messina, translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"We all have somthing to tell those we have lost..." -- cover
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
000067276392
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781786580405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1128888944
Label
The phone box at the edge of the world, Laura Imai Messina, translated from the Italian by Lucy Rand
Publication
Copyright
Note
"We all have somthing to tell those we have lost..." -- cover
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
000067276392
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781786580405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1128888944

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