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The Resource Watership Down

Watership Down

Label
Watership Down
Title
Watership Down
Statement of responsibility
Richard Adams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
WINNER of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program Now a Netflix animated miniseries starring James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, and Oscar and Grammy award-winner Sir Ben Kingsley. A worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Watership Down is the compelling tale of a band of wild rabbits struggling to hold onto their place in the world—"a classic yarn of discovery and struggle" (The New York Times). Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time. Set in the Hampshire Downs in Southern England, an idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of "suspense, hot pursuit, and derring-do" (Chicago Tribune) follows a band of rabbits in flight from the incursion of man and the destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of brothers, they travel forth from their native Sandleford warren through harrowing trials to a mysterious promised land and a more perfect society. "A marvelous story of rebellion, exile, and survival" (Sunday Telegraph) this is an unforgettable literary classic for all ages
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Summary
In a constant struggle against oppression, a group of rabbits search for peaceful co-existence. Chronicles the adventures of a group of rabbits searching for a safe place to establish a new warren where they can live in peace
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • California Young Reader Medal, Young Adult, 1977.
  • Carnegie Medal, 1972.
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012034
Cataloging source
DLC
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1920-2016
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Adams, Richard
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
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880
Literary form
fiction
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  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Rabbit tales
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  • Classic Literature
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Watership Down
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3e75dc94-7ef9-4220-a7e1-5f0cc415c558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781439176122
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Watership Down
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3e75dc94-7ef9-4220-a7e1-5f0cc415c558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781439176122
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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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