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The Resource The winter vault, Anne Michaels

The winter vault, Anne Michaels

Label
The winter vault
Title
The winter vault
Statement of responsibility
Anne Michaels
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Egypt, 1964. The great temple at Abu Simbel must be rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Block by block it is to be dismantled and resurrected sixty metres higher. This most delicate and daunting of tasks is overseen by Avery, a young engineer who at the same time is carefully, and joyfully, constructing a shared life with his new wife, Jean. But not everything can be saved once the floodgates have opened
Summary
In 1964, a newly married Canadian couple settle into a houseboat on the Nile just below Abu Simbel. They met on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, witnessing the construction of the Seaway as it swallowed towns, homes, and lives. Now, at the edge of another world about to be inundated, they create their own world. But when tragedy strikes, they return to separate lives in Toronto: Avery to school to study architecture; and Jean into the orbit of Lucjan, a Polish emigre artist whose haunting tales of occupied Warsaw pull her further from Avery but offer her the chance to assume her most essential life.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
299779
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Michaels, Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canadians
  • Engineers
  • Engineering
  • Aswan Dam (Egypt)
  • Saint Lawrence Seaway
  • Abū Sunbul (Egypt)
Target audience
adult
Label
The winter vault, Anne Michaels
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780307270825
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2009003801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn244056630
  • OCoLC
Label
The winter vault, Anne Michaels
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780307270825
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2009003801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn244056630
  • OCoLC

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