The Resource The death of bees : a novel, Lisa O'Donnell

The death of bees : a novel, Lisa O'Donnell

Label
The death of bees : a novel
Title
The death of bees
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lisa O'Donnell
Title variation
death of bees
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Trying to keep the death of their parents a secret, Marnie and her little sister Nelly are on their own until several residents in Glasgow's Hazelhurst housing estate suspect that something is not right
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Commonwealth Book Prize, 2013.
  • Commonwealth Book Prize: Canada and Europe, 2013.
  • Alex Award, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10160684
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Donnell, Lisa
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6115.D6573
LC item number
D43 2013
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Orphans
  • Neighbors
  • Family secrets
  • Orphans
  • Family secrets
  • Neighbors
  • Orphans
  • Sisters
Label
The death of bees : a novel, Lisa O'Donnell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by William Heinemann, an imprint of the the Random House Group"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize.-Fifteen-year-old Marnie leads a life of smoking, drinking, drugs and sex; her twelve-year-old sister Nelly enjoys playing the violin, reading, and eating cornflakes with Coke. But the sisters have to join forces when they bury their parents in the backyard and pretend to the world that they are in Turkey. Taken in by the kindly old homo next door, Lennie, things are going well until their estranged grandfather turns up asking questions. And Lennie's dog starts digging in the garden ...-A compelling black comedy, suitable for all ages
Control code
ocn795757348
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780062209849
Lccn
2012031882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021813185
System control number
(OCoLC)795757348
Label
The death of bees : a novel, Lisa O'Donnell
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by William Heinemann, an imprint of the the Random House Group"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize.-Fifteen-year-old Marnie leads a life of smoking, drinking, drugs and sex; her twelve-year-old sister Nelly enjoys playing the violin, reading, and eating cornflakes with Coke. But the sisters have to join forces when they bury their parents in the backyard and pretend to the world that they are in Turkey. Taken in by the kindly old homo next door, Lennie, things are going well until their estranged grandfather turns up asking questions. And Lennie's dog starts digging in the garden ...-A compelling black comedy, suitable for all ages
Control code
ocn795757348
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780062209849
Lccn
2012031882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40021813185
System control number
(OCoLC)795757348

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