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The Resource The ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman., (LARGE PRINT)

The ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman., (LARGE PRINT)

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The ocean at the end of the lane
Title
The ocean at the end of the lane
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman.
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Language
eng
Summary
A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home and is drawn to the farm at the end of the road where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl and her mother and grandmother. As he sits by the pond behind the ramshackle old house, the unremembered past comes flooding back -- a past too strange, too frightening, too dangerous to have happened to anyone, let alone a small boy
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Title
The ocean at the end of the lane
Creator
Summary
Returning to his childhood home in the English countryside for a funeral, the unnamed middle-aged narrator of this haunting, lyrical fable finds himself drawn to an ordinary-looking farmhouse that's anything but. As long-buried memories surface, he recalls events that occurred at Hempstock Farm when he was seven. When the malevolent Ursula Monkton insinuates herself into the fabric of his close-knit family, the farm's inhabitants, especially 11-year-old Lettie, offer their friendship and later their protection to the lonely, abused boy. However, their aid comes at a price, requiring a sacrifice he's unprepared to make. - Description by Gillian Speace
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2013.
  • British Book Award for Book of the Year, 2013.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2013.
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
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10176743
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.A319
LC item number
O34 2013c
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Neil Gaiman
The ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman., (LARGE PRINT)
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The ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman., (LARGE PRINT)
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ocn823380565
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
250 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062278593
Isbn Type
(lg. print : pbk.)

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