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The Resource The study of animal languages, Lindsay Stern

The study of animal languages, Lindsay Stern

Label
The study of animal languages
Title
The study of animal languages
Statement of responsibility
Lindsay Stern
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ivan is a tightly wound philosophy professor whose reverence for logic and order governs not only his academic interests, but also his closest relationships. His wife, Prue, is quite the opposite: a pioneer in the emerging field of biolinguistics, she is young and beautiful, full of life and feeling. Thus far, they have managed to weather their differences. But lately, an odd distance has settled in between them. Might it have something to do with the arrival of the college's dashing but insufferable new writer-in-residence, whose novel Prue always seems to be reading? Into this delicate moment barrels Ivan's unstable father-in-law, Frank, in town to hear Prue deliver a lecture on birdsong that is set to cement her tenure application. But the talk doesn't go as planned, unleashing a series of crises that force Ivan to finally confront the problems in his marriage, and to begin to fight - at last - for what he holds dear. A dazzlingly insightful and entertaining novel about the limitations of language, the fragility of love, and the ways we misunderstand each other and ourselves, The Study of Animal Languages marks the debut of a brilliant new voice in fiction"--
Summary
A logic-driven professor of philosophy is forced by a series of crises to confront a growing estrangement in his marriage to his free-spirited, passionate biolinguistics pioneer wife
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10755047
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stern, Lindsay
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • College teachers
  • Families
  • Married people
Target audience
adult
Label
The study of animal languages, Lindsay Stern
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
22 cm
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780525557432
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018029666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1037292757
Label
The study of animal languages, Lindsay Stern
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
22 cm
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780525557432
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018029666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1037292757

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