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The Resource Our fathers, Rebecca Wait

Our fathers, Rebecca Wait

Label
Our fathers
Title
Our fathers
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Wait
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What kind of man kills his own family? A gripping, tender novel about fathers and sons - a restrained tour-de-force, profoundly unsettling, brilliantly executed, and deeply humane. Tom Baird is a haunted man. When Tom was eight years old, his father took a shotgun and shot his family: his wife, his son and baby daughter, before turning the gun on himself. Only Tom survived. He left his tiny, shocked community on the island of Litta and the strained silence of his Uncle Malcolm's house while still a young boy. For twenty years he's tried to escape his past. Without knowing how to ask, he needs answers - from his uncle, who should have known. From his neighbours, who think his father a decent man who 'just snapped'. From the memories that haunt the wild landscape of the Hebrides. And from the silent ones who know more about what happened - and why - than they have ever dared admit. By turns gripping, beautiful, devastating and tender, Our Fathers is a story about violence and redemption, control and love."--Publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
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Wait, Rebecca
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Uncles
  • Mass shootings
  • Murder
  • Suicide
  • Grief
  • Guilt
  • Children of murder victims
  • Fathers and sons
  • Homecoming
  • Hebrides (Scotland)
Label
Our fathers, Rebecca Wait
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
000066183432
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781529400076
Lccn
be2020003679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1085223537
Label
Our fathers, Rebecca Wait
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
000066183432
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781529400076
Lccn
be2020003679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1085223537

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