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The Resource The quality of silence : a novel, Rosamund Lupton

The quality of silence : a novel, Rosamund Lupton

Label
The quality of silence : a novel
Title
The quality of silence
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rosamund Lupton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the extreme landscape of Alaska. Follows the story of Yasmin and her deaf daughter Ruby. Yasmin arrives in Alaska to be told her husband, Matt, is dead, the victim of a catastrophic accident. Yasmin, unable to accept this as truth, sets out into the frozen winter landscape, taking Ruby with her in search of answers. But as a storm closes in, Yasmin realises that a very human danger may be keeping pace with them. And with no one else on the road to help, they must keep moving, alone and terrified, through an endless Alaskan night. In a story that explores the very limits of human resilience
Summary
A beautiful astrophysicist and her precocious hearing-disabled daughter arrive in a remote part of Alaska to discover that the girl's father has been the victim of a suspicious accident, an event that prompts their dangerous search in the storm-stricken tundra
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10468571
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lupton, Rosamund
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Deaf children
  • Widows
  • Deaf children
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Wilderness survival
Target audience
adult
Label
The quality of silence : a novel, Rosamund Lupton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000055037024
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780349408132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)913771097
Label
The quality of silence : a novel, Rosamund Lupton
Publication
Copyright
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
000055037024
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780349408132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)913771097

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