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The Resource Asta in the wings, Jan Elizabeth Watson

Asta in the wings, Jan Elizabeth Watson

Label
Asta in the wings
Title
Asta in the wings
Statement of responsibility
Jan Elizabeth Watson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of Asta Hewitt, a resourcefull seven-year-old growing up in an isolated house in Bond Brook, Maine. Shut off from the outside world and restricted to the company of a delusional mother and a bookish older brother, Asta is content to be part of a society of three constructing fanciful words of their own
Member of
Summary
Growing up in an isolated house in woodland Maine, seven-year-old Asta Hewitt exists as one of a three-person society including a delusional mother and a bookish older brother before circumstances push her into the outside world, where she struggles to assimilate while remaining true to her fractured family
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2009.
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299514
Cataloging source
DLC
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1972-
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Watson, Jan Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tin house new voice
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  • Girls
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Social isolation
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
Asta in the wings, Jan Elizabeth Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9780980243611
Isbn Type
(softbk.)
Lccn
2008040525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn234437499
  • OCoLC
Label
Asta in the wings, Jan Elizabeth Watson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9780980243611
Isbn Type
(softbk.)
Lccn
2008040525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn234437499
  • OCoLC

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