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The Resource The accidental, Ali Smith

The accidental, Ali Smith

Label
The accidental
Title
The accidental
Statement of responsibility
Ali Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Amber-thirtysomething and barefoot-shows up at the door of the Norfolk cottage that the Smarts are renting for the summer. She talks her way in. She tells nothing but lies. She stays for dinner. Eve Smart, the author of a best-selling series of biographical reconstructions, thinks Amber is a student with whom her husband, Michael, is sleeping
  • Michael, an English professor, knows only that her car broke down. Daughter Astrid, age twelve, thinks she's her mother's friend. Son Magnus, age seventeen, thinks she's an angel. As Amber insinuates herself into the family, the questions of who she is and how she's come to be there drop away. Instead, dazzled by her seeming exoticism, the Smarts begin to examine the accidents of their lives through the searing lens of Amber's perceptions
Award
Whitbread Book Award for Novel, 2005.
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137755
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Ali
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Strangers
  • Summer resorts
  • Women biographers
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Norfolk (England)
Label
The accidental, Ali Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780375422256
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2005051031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60697221
  • OCoLC
Label
The accidental, Ali Smith
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780375422256
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2005051031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60697221
  • OCoLC

Library Locations

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