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The Resource The Good People

The Good People

Label
The Good People
Title
The Good People
Statement of responsibility
Hannah Kent
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of Burial Rites, "a literary novel with the pace and tension of a thriller that takes us on a frightening journey towards an unspeakable tragedy."-Paula Hawkins, bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the WaterBased on true events in nineteenth century Ireland, Hannah Kent's startling new novel tells the story of three women, drawn together to rescue a child from a superstitious community. Nora, bereft after the death of her husband, finds herself alone and caring for her grandson Micheal, who can neither speak nor walk. A handmaid, Mary, arrives to help Nora just as rumors begin to spread that Micheal is a changeling child who is bringing bad luck to the valley. Determined to banish evil, Nora and Mary enlist the help of Nance, an elderly wanderer who understands the magic of the old ways. Set in a lost world bound by its own laws, THE GOOD PEOPLE is Hannah Kent's startling new novel about absolute belief and devoted love. Terrifying, thrilling and moving in equal measure, this follow-up to Burial Rites shows an author at the height of her powers
Summary
Three women in nineteenth-century Ireland bond over a shared effort to rescue a child from a superstitious community that believes that his trauma-related inability to speak indicates that he is a changeling responsible for a series of misfortunes
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10545542
Cataloging source
ATMAZ
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1985-
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Kent, Hannah
Dewey number
823.4
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Good People
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ee72cc49-94cb-4916-be5c-5574a57be969
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316472715
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Good People
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ee72cc49-94cb-4916-be5c-5574a57be969
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316472715
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
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