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The Resource A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson

A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson

Label
A god in ruins : a novel
Title
A god in ruins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Atkinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life After Life explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A GOD IN RUINS tells the dramatic story of the 20th Century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather-as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge is living in a future he never expected to have" --
Summary
Ursula Todd's brother Teddy is an old man trying to come to grips with his post-War life and with a modern world and family. Switching back and forth in time between memories of his childhood and his present, Teddy is an oblivious husband, a rueful father. He never quite got over the War and part of him never adjusted to having a future. Would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather, Teddy navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world; his greatest challenge is living in afuture he never expected to have. --
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Costa Novel Award, 2015.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
Assigning source
provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401381
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6051.T56
LC item number
G64 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316341554
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2646ba97-5f75-4aa0-83eb-76f3d49d7634
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2113264
  • (OCoLC)906029238
  • (OCoLC)ocn906029238
  • 2113264
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316341554
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2646ba97-5f75-4aa0-83eb-76f3d49d7634
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2113264
  • (OCoLC)906029238
  • (OCoLC)ocn906029238
  • 2113264

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