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The Resource The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger

Label
The Little Stranger
Title
The Little Stranger
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Waters
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Soon to be a major motion picture, directed by Lenny Abrahamson and starring Domhnall Gleeson and Ruth Wilson."The #1 book of 2009...Several sleepless nights are guaranteed."—Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly One postwar summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, Dr. Faraday, the son of a maid who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country physician, is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house, once impressive and handsome, is now in decline, its masonry crumbling, its gardens choked with weeds, the clock in its stable yard permanently fixed at twenty to nine. Its owners—mother, son, and daughter—are struggling to keep pace with a changing society, as well as with conflicts of their own. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life? Little does Dr. Faraday know how closely, and how terrifyingly, their story is about to become intimately entwined with his
Summary
After being summoned to treat a patient at dilapidated Hundreds Hall, Dr. Faraday finds himself becoming entangled in the lives of the owners, the Ayres family, and the supernatural presences in the house
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Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
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307717
Cataloging source
BT
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1966-
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Waters, Sarah
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The Little Stranger
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:8286485b-34e0-4f3f-bd96-5752f709dc9d
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101052549
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Little Stranger
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:8286485b-34e0-4f3f-bd96-5752f709dc9d
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101052549
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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