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

Let the great world spin, a novel by Colum McCann

Label
Let the great world spin
Title
Let the great world spin
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Colum McCann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1974 Manhattan, a radical young Irish monk struggles with personal demons while making his home among Bronx prostitutes, a group of mothers shares grief over their lost Vietnam soldier sons, and a young grandmother attempts to prove her worth
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.
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
Awards note
National Book Award winner
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
305993
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C335
LC item number
L47 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Random House Reader's Circle
Target audience
adult
Label
Let the great world spin, a novel by Colum McCann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Random House, c2009
  • Includes reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20761125
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2010 Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780812973990
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
bl2009034163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Let the great world spin, a novel by Colum McCann
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Random House, c2009
  • Includes reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20761125
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2010 Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780812973990
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
bl2009034163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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