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The Resource By the lake, a novel by John McGahern

By the lake, a novel by John McGahern

Label
By the lake
Title
By the lake
Statement of responsibility
a novel by John McGahern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows the inhabitants of an Irish village over the course of a year, through lambing and haying seasons, market days and family visits. Here are the Ruttledges, who have forsaken the glitter of London to raise sheep and cattle; gentle Jamesie Murphy, whose appetite for gossip both charms and intimidates his neighbors; handsome John Quinn, perennially on the lookout for a new wife; and the town's richest man, a gruff, self-made magnate known as the Shah
Member of
Summary
A year in the lives of the unforgettable inhabitants of a modern-day Irish village--the Ruttledges, Londoners seeking a new way of life; the womanizing John Quinn; Jimmy Joe McKiernan, local head of the IRA; locals Jamesie and his wife Mary; and "the Shah," the wealthiest man in town--unfolds through a cylce of work, play, religious festivals, and the changing seasons. 20,000 first printing
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
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068565
Cataloging source
DLC
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1934-2006
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McGahern, John
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Villages
  • Villages
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
By the lake, a novel by John McGahern
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780679419143
Lccn
2001050258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)48045841
Label
By the lake, a novel by John McGahern
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780679419143
Lccn
2001050258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)48045841

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