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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
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
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bomber pilots
  • Families
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
647 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316347693
Isbn Type
(large print : hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
MPL copy provided by a Union County Senior Services Grant.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn907169309
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
647 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316347693
Isbn Type
(large print : hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
MPL copy provided by a Union County Senior Services Grant.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn907169309

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