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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
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
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10401381
Cataloging source
FO7
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Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6051.T56
LC item number
G64 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • Men
  • Family relationships
  • Aging
  • Bomber pilots
  • Fatherhood
  • Husband and wife
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Veterans
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • World War II
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9780316176538
Lccn
bl2015010561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)907679745
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9780316176538
Lccn
bl2015010561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)907679745

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