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The Resource Academy Street, Mary Costello

Academy Street, Mary Costello

Label
Academy Street
Title
Academy Street
Statement of responsibility
Mary Costello
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Academy Street is Mary Costello's luminous portrait of a whole life. It follows Tess from her girlhood in western Ireland through her relocation to America and her life there, concluding with a moving reencounter with her Irish family after forty years of exile. The novel has a hypnotic pull and a steadily mounting emotional force. It speaks of disappointments but also of great joy. It shows how the signal events of the last half century affect the course of a life lived in New York City
Summary
Following a quiet single mother and nurse who has tumultuous emotions and few people to share them with, the author paints a vibrant, emotional and hypnotic portrait of a whole life, tracing her childhood in western Ireland through her relocation to America.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10392470
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Costello, Mary
Dewey number
823.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6103.O85
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irish women
  • Irish Americans
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Academy Street, Mary Costello
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Main edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781782114185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 897092141
  • (OCoLC)897092141
Label
Academy Street, Mary Costello
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Main edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781782114185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 897092141
  • (OCoLC)897092141

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