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The Resource Let the great world spin : a novel, Colum McCann

Let the great world spin : a novel, Colum McCann

Label
Let the great world spin : a novel
Title
Let the great world spin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Colum McCann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
In a tale set in Manhattan of 1974, a radical young Irish monk struggles with personal demons while making his home among Bronx prostitutes, a group of mothers is separated by personal differences in spite of shared grief over their lost Vietnam soldier sons, and a young grandmother attempts to prove her worth by soliciting men at the side of her teenage daughter.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2010.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2011.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
305993
Cataloging source
INTCH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCann, Colum
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Random House reader's circle
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  • Immigrants
  • Irish
  • Judges' spouses
  • Grief
  • Teenage mothers
  • Petit, Philippe
  • Tightrope walking
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Nineteen seventies
Target audience
adult
Label
Let the great world spin : a novel, Colum McCann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a reader's guide
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
375 p.
Isbn
9780812985771
System control number
(OCoLC)639896651
Label
Let the great world spin : a novel, Colum McCann
Publication
Note
Includes a reader's guide
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
375 p.
Isbn
9780812985771
System control number
(OCoLC)639896651

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