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The Resource The Narrow Road to the Deep North

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Label
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Title
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Statement of responsibility
Richard Flanagan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the Man Booker Prize"Nothing since Cormac McCarthy's The Road has shaken me like this." --The Washington PostFrom the author of the acclaimed Gould's Book of Fish, a magisterial novel of love and war that traces the life of one man from World War II to the present.August, 1943: Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier. His life, in a brutal Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, is a daily struggle to save the men under his command. Until he receives a letter that will change him forever.A savagely beautiful novel about the many forms of good and evil, of truth and transcendence, as one man comes of age, prospers, only to discover all that he has lost
Summary
Haunted by the death of his wife while attending brutally sick and injured soldiers at a World War II Japanese POW camp, surgeon Dorrigo Evans receives a letter that irrevocably shapes the subsequent decades of his life in Australia
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Man Booker Prize, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • Tasmania Book Prizes, Margaret Scott Prize, 2015.
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Fiction, 2014.
  • Queensland Literary Awards, Fiction Book Award, 2014.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Fiction category, 2014.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Premier's Prize, 2014.
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10233974
Cataloging source
ANL
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1961-
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Flanagan, Richard
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:362230b7-a1df-44c1-8d5e-7b039acae454
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780385352864
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:362230b7-a1df-44c1-8d5e-7b039acae454
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780385352864
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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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