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The Dickens boy : a novel, Thomas Keneally

Label
The Dickens boy : a novel
Title
The Dickens boy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Keneally
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edward Dickens, tenth child of England's most famous author Charles Dickens, has consistently let down his parents. Unable to apply himself at school and adrift in life, the teenaged boy is sent to Australia in the hopes that he can make something of himself--or at least fail out of the public eye. He soon finds himself in the remote Outback, surrounded by Aboriginals, colonials, ex-convicts, ex-soldiers, and very few women. Even here Edward encounters the same rabid veneration of his father that exists in England. But Edward has a secret: he has never read a single word of his father's beloved writing. Determined to prove to his parents and more importantly, himself, that he can succeed in this vast and unfamiliar wilderness, Edward works hard at his new life amidst various livestock, bushrangers, shifty stock agents, and frontier battles. -- adapted from jacket
Member of
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10847968
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keneally, Thomas
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.K46
LC item number
D53 2022
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Country life
  • Families
  • Immigrants
  • Secrecy
  • British
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The Dickens boy : a novel, Thomas Keneally
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Australia in 2020 by Vintage, an imprint of Penguin Random House
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-400)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781982169145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1236258947
  • (OCoLC)1236258947
Label
The Dickens boy : a novel, Thomas Keneally
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Australia in 2020 by Vintage, an imprint of Penguin Random House
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-400)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781982169145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1236258947
  • (OCoLC)1236258947

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