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The Resource Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel, Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel, Gail Honeyman

Label
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel
Title
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gail Honeyman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. That, combined with her unusual appearance (scarred cheek, tendency to wear the same clothes year in, year out), means that Eleanor has become a creature of habit (to say the least) and a bit of a loner. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kind of friends who rescue each other from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond's big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one"--Provided by publisher
Summary
A socially awkward, routine-oriented loner teams up with a bumbling IT guy from her office to assist an elderly accident victim, forging a friendship that saves all three from lives of isolation and secret unhappiness
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Costa First Novel Award, 2017.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562243
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Honeyman, Gail
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • Social isolation
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Friendship
  • Computer technicians
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel, Gail Honeyman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780735220683
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016057843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)976019335
Label
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine : a novel, Gail Honeyman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780735220683
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2016057843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)976019335

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