The Resource The narrow road to the deep north, Richard Flanagan

The narrow road to the deep north, Richard Flanagan

Label
The narrow road to the deep north
Title
The narrow road to the deep north
Statement of responsibility
Richard Flanagan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A novel of love and war that traces the life of one man--an Australian surgeon--from a prisoner-of-war camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II, up to the present"--
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Man Booker Prize, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10233974
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flanagan, Richard
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.F525
LC item number
N37 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisoners of war
  • Burma
  • Prisoners of war
  • Burma
  • Emotions
  • Survival
  • Letters
  • Family life
  • Death
  • Guilt
  • Coming of age
  • Choice
Target audience
adult
Label
The narrow road to the deep north, Richard Flanagan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn864700580
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9780385352857
Lccn
2014010405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)864700580
Label
The narrow road to the deep north, Richard Flanagan
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn864700580
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9780385352857
Lccn
2014010405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)864700580

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