The Resource Canada : a novel, Richard Ford

Canada : a novel, Richard Ford

Label
Canada : a novel
Title
Canada
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Richard Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1956, Dell Parsons' family came to a stop in Great Falls, Montana, the way many military families did after the war. His father, Bev, was a talkative airman from Alabama with an optimistic and easy-scheming nature. Their mother Neeva - shy, artistic - was alienated from their father's small-town world. It was more bad instincts and bad luck that Dell's parents decided to rob the bank. They weren't reckless people. In the days following the arrest, Dell is saved before the authorities think to arrive. Driving across Montana, his life hurtles towards the unknown; a hotel in a deserted town, the violent and enigmatic Arthur Remlinger, and towards Canada itself. But, as Dell discovers, in this new world of secrets and upheaval, he is not the only one whose past lies on the other side of a border
Summary
The story of Dell Parsons, a young man forced by catastrophic circumstances to reconcile himself to a world rendered unrecognizable. Spirited across the Montana border into Saskatchewan and taken in by Arthur Remlinger, an enigmatic man whose own past exists on the other side of the border, Dell struggles to understand what his future can be even as he comes to understand the violence simmering below the surface in his new life.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10115814
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Richard
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bank robberies
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Canada : a novel, Richard Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
420 pages
Isbn
9780061692048
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)757482803
  • 1/575276
  • OCoLC
Label
Canada : a novel, Richard Ford
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
420 pages
Isbn
9780061692048
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)757482803
  • 1/575276
  • OCoLC

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