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The Resource There but for the, Ali Smith

There but for the, Ali Smith

Label
There but for the
Title
There but for the
Statement of responsibility
Ali Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At a dinner party in the posh London suburb of Greenwich, Miles Garth suddenly leaves the table midway through the meal, locks himself in an upstairs room, and refuses to leave. An eclectic group of neighbors and friends slowly gathers around the house, and Miles' story is told from the points of view of four of them: Anna, a woman in her forties; Mark, a man in his sixties; May, a woman in her eighties; and a ten-year-old named Brooke. The thing is, none of these people knows Miles more than slightly. How much is it possible for us to know about a stranger? And what are the consequences of even the most casual, fleeting moments we share every day with one another?
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Ali
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.M4213
LC item number
T47 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle-aged men
  • Personal space
  • Social interaction
  • Dinners and dining
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Greenwich (London, England)
Target audience
adult
Label
There but for the, Ali Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Novel
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
xiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780241144541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 806703742
  • (OCoLC)806703742
Label
There but for the, Ali Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
Novel
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
xiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780241144541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 806703742
  • (OCoLC)806703742

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