The Resource Fierce kingdom : a novel, Gin Phillips

Fierce kingdom : a novel, Gin Phillips

Label
Fierce kingdom : a novel
Title
Fierce kingdom
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gin Phillips
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An electrifying novel about the primal and unyielding bond between a mother and her son, and the lengths she'll go to protect him. The zoo is nearly empty as Joan and her four-year-old son soak up the last few moments of playtime. They are happy, and the day has been close to perfect. But what Joan sees as she hustles her son toward the exit gate minutes before closing time sends her sprinting back into the zoo, her child in her arms. And for the next three hours--the entire scope of the novel--she keeps on running. Suddenly, mother and son are as trapped as the animals. Joan's intimate knowledge of this place that filled early motherhood with happy diversions--the hidden pathways and under-renovation exhibits, the best spots on the carousel and overstocked snack machines--is all that keeps them a step ahead of danger. A masterful thrill ride and an exploration of motherhood itself--from its tender moments of grace to its savage power--Fierce Kingdom asks where the boundary is between our animal instinct to survive and our human duty to protect one another. For whom should a mother risk her life?"--
Summary
Trapped in a closed zoo after witnessing a life-shattering event, a woman and her 4-year-old son navigate the zoo's hidden pathways and under-renovation exhibits to stay ahead of a dangerous adversary who tests their survival and the limits of the mother-child bond
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • RUSA Reading List, 2018.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560695
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Gin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Survival
  • Zoos
Target audience
adult
Label
Fierce kingdom : a novel, Gin Phillips
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735224285
Lccn
2017004231
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
53926AD9-B060-43E0-912D-F96872597B8E
System control number
(OCoLC)971020630
Label
Fierce kingdom : a novel, Gin Phillips
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735224285
Lccn
2017004231
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
53926AD9-B060-43E0-912D-F96872597B8E
System control number
(OCoLC)971020630

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