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The Resource The floating world : a novel, C. Morgan Babst

The floating world : a novel, C. Morgan Babst

Label
The floating world : a novel
Title
The floating world
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
C. Morgan Babst
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cora Boisdoré refuses to leave New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approaches; her parents are forced to go without her. The resulting chain of events leaves their marriage in shambles and their daughter catatonic, the victim-- or perpetrator-- of some unknown violent act. Cora's sister Del returns from New York, and attempts to discover what happened to her sister while dealing with the racial history of the city and the trauma of the disaster
Summary
Refusing to evacuate when Hurricane Katrina approaches the Louisiana Coast, Cora, the fragile eldest daughter of the Boisdores family, inadvertently triggers a chain of events that strains her parents' marriage and subjects her to a mysterious act of violence
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10597494
Cataloging source
CoCr/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Babst, C. Morgan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.A23147
LC item number
F58 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Racially mixed families
  • Disaster victims
  • Grief
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The floating world : a novel, C. Morgan Babst
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
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9781616205287
Lccn
2017020400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 988749582
  • (OCoLC)988749582
Label
The floating world : a novel, C. Morgan Babst
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
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9781616205287
Lccn
2017020400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 988749582
  • (OCoLC)988749582

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