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All the birds, singing, Evie Wyld

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All the birds, singing
Title
All the birds, singing
Statement of responsibility
Evie Wyld
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From one of Granta's Best Young British Novelists, a stunningly insightful, emotionally powerful new novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past: a story of loneliness and survival, guilt and loss, and the power of forgiveness. Jake Whyte is living on her own in an old farmhouse on a craggy British island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. Her disobedient collie, Dog, and a flock of sheep are her sole companions, which is how she wanted it to be. But every few nights something--or someone--picks off one of the sheep and sounds a new deep pulse of terror. There are foxes in the woods, a strange boy and a strange man, rumors of an obscure, formidable beast. And there is also Jake's past--hidden thousands of miles away and years ago, held in the silences about her family and the scars that stripe her back--a past that threatens to break into the present."--
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Title
All the birds singing
Creator
Summary
"From one of Granta's Best Young British Novelists, a stunningly insightful, emotionally powerful new novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past: a story of loneliness and survival, guilt and loss, and the power of forgiveness. Jake Whyte isliving on her own in an old farmhouse on a craggy British island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. Her disobedient collie, Dog, and a flock of sheep are her sole companions, which is how she wanted it to be. But every few nights something--or someone--picks off one of the sheep and sounds a new deep pulse of terror. There are foxes in the woods, a strange boy and a strange man, rumors of an obscure, formidable beast. And there is also Jake's past--hidden thousands of miles away and years ago, held in the silences about her family and the scars that stripe her back--a past that threatens to break into the present. With exceptional artistry and empathy, All the Birds, Singing reveals an isolated life in all its struggles and stubborn hopes, unexpected beauty, and hard-won redemption"--
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Miles Franklin Award, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10218029
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.Y43
LC item number
A696 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Evie Wyld
All the birds, singing, Evie Wyld
Label
All the birds, singing, Evie Wyld
Link
9780307907769.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Previously published: London, Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Random House Group Limited, 2013
  • "A novel"--Jacket
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Control code
ocn852457478
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Dimensions
22 cm
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'DOVER': 'https://librarycatalog.dover.nh.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=176045'}
Edition
First American Edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780307907769
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013033090

Library Locations

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