The Resource Aquarium, David Vann, (ebook)

Aquarium, David Vann, (ebook)

Label
Aquarium
Title
Aquarium
Statement of responsibility
David Vann
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Vann's dazzling debut Legend of a Suicide was reviewed in over a 150 major global publications, won 11 prizes worldwide, was on 40 ?best books of the year" lists, and established its author as a literary master. Since then, Vann has delivered an exceptional body of work, receiving, among others, best foreign novel in France and Spain (France's Prix Medicis Etranger, Spain's Premi Llibreter), a California Book Award, and the mid-career St. Francis College Literary Prize. Aquarium, his implosive new book and first to be published by Grove, will take Vann to a wider audience than ever before.Twelve year old Caitlin lives alone with her mother?a docker at the local container port?in subsidized housing next to an airport in Seattle. Each day, while she waits to be picked up after school, Caitlin visits the local aquarium to study the fish. Gazing at the creatures within the watery depths, Caitlin accesses a shimmering universe beyond her own. When she befriends an old man at the tanks one day, who seems as enamored of the fish as she, Caitlin cracks open a dark family secret and propels her once-blissful relationship with her mother toward a precipice of terrifying consequence.In crystalline, chiseled yet graceful prose, Aquarium takes us into the heart of a brave young girl whose longing for love and capacity for forgiveness transforms the damaged people around her. Relentless and heartbreaking, primal and redemptive, Aquarium is a transporting story from one of the best American writers of our time
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Vann, David
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Single mothers
  • Housing subsidies
  • Children and adults
  • Family secrets
  • Aquariums
  • Electronic books
  • Seattle (Wash.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Aquarium, David Vann, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
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
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802191755
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12212158
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12212158
System control number
MWT12212158
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Aquarium, David Vann, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802191755
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12212158
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12212158
System control number
MWT12212158
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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