The Resource Warlight : a novel, Michael Ondaatje

Warlight : a novel, Michael Ondaatje

Label
Warlight : a novel
Title
Warlight
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michael Ondaatje
Title variation
War light
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
-- The English Patient: In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself--shadowed and luminous at once--we read the story of fourteen-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister, Rachel. In 1945, just after World War II, they stay behind in London when their parents move to Singapore, leaving them in the care of a mysterious figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal, and they grow both more convinced and less concerned as they come to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women joined by a shared history of unspecified service during the war, all of whom seem, in some way, determined now to protect, and educate (in rather unusual ways) Rachel and Nathaniel. But are they really what and who they claim to be? And what does it mean when the siblings' mother returns after months of silence without their father, explaining nothing, excusing nothing? A dozen years later, Nathaniel begins to uncover all that he didn't know and understand in that time, and it is this journey--through facts, recollection, and imagination--that he narrates in this masterwork from one of the great writers of our time
Summary
Years after growing up in the care of a group of mysterious protectors who served in unspecified ways during World War II, a young man endeavors to piece together the truth about his parents and the unconventional education he received
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2019.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2018
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10657934
Cataloging source
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ondaatje, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.O5
LC item number
W37 2018
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Abandoned children
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Warlight : a novel, Michael Ondaatje
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525521204
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
319ABF6D-68BA-486A-B242-C23497DA8682
System control number
(OCoLC)1031373075
Label
Warlight : a novel, Michael Ondaatje
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525521204
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
319ABF6D-68BA-486A-B242-C23497DA8682
System control number
(OCoLC)1031373075

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