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The Resource A map of the world, by Jane Hamilton

A map of the world, by Jane Hamilton

Label
A map of the world
Title
A map of the world
Statement of responsibility
by Jane Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alice Goodwin lives on a farm in Wisconsin with her husband and daughters and works part-time at the local school as a nurse. When a friend and neighbor leaves her two-year-old daughter in Alice's care, a moment's inattention leads to the child's death. This singularly tragic event triggers a series of other occurrences that will rock the tiny community where Alice lives and undermine everything Alice holds dear
Summary
On a dairy farm in the midwest, Alice is watching her neighbor's daughter when she drowns in the pond. This marks the beginning of a series of events that turns Alice into a scapegoat and brings about her family's downfall
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
032094
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957 July 13-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Jane
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
RL6.5 AR
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dairy farms
  • Farm life
  • Children
  • Drowning
  • Middle West
  • Wisconsin
Target audience
adult
Label
A map of the world, by Jane Hamilton
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
389 p.
Isbn
9780385473118
Isbn Type
(pbk. : Anchor)
Lccn
93045723
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (19940831222504)32329
  • (OCoLC)ocm29521064
  • 3521-01460
  • (OCoLC)ocm43110396
  • 3902-83960
  • (OUa)vtls000432159
  • (OCoLC)ocm31900924 991229
Label
A map of the world, by Jane Hamilton
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
389 p.
Isbn
9780385473118
Isbn Type
(pbk. : Anchor)
Lccn
93045723
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (19940831222504)32329
  • (OCoLC)ocm29521064
  • 3521-01460
  • (OCoLC)ocm43110396
  • 3902-83960
  • (OUa)vtls000432159
  • (OCoLC)ocm31900924 991229

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