The Resource A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson

A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson

Label
A god in ruins : a novel
Title
A god in ruins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Atkinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The "dramatic story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather--as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge is living in a future he never expected to have." --
Summary
Ursula Todd's brother Teddy is an old man trying to come to grips with his post-War life and with a modern world and family. Switching back and forth in time between memories of his childhood and his present, Teddy is an oblivious husband, a rueful father. He never quite got over the War and part of him never adjusted to having a future. Would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather, Teddy navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world; his greatest challenge is living in afuture he never expected to have. --
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Costa Novel Award, 2015.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
Assigning source
provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401381
Cataloging source
WIM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Brothers
Target audience
adult
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-468)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9780316176538
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015933947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)903052583
Label
A god in ruins : a novel, Kate Atkinson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-468)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9780316176538
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015933947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)903052583

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