The Resource Flight behavior : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver, (ebook)

Flight behavior : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver, (ebook)

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Flight behavior : a novel
Title
Flight behavior
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Kingsolver
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Language
eng
Summary
Set in the present day in the rural community of Feathertown, Tennessee, this novel tells the story of Dellarobia Turnbow, a petite, razor-sharp 29-year-old who nurtured worldly ambitions before becoming pregnant and marrying at seventeen. Now, after more than a decade of tending to small children on a failing farm, oppressed by poverty, isolation and her husband's antagonistic family, she has mitigated her boredom by surrendering to an obsessive flirtation with a handsome younger man. In the opening scene, Dellarobia is headed for a secluded mountain cabin to meet this man and initiate what she expects will be a self-destructive affair. But the tryst never happens. Instead, she walks into something on the mountainside she cannot explain or understand: a forested valley filled with a lake of silent red fire that appears to her a miracle. In reality, the forest is ablaze with millions of butterflies. Their usual migratory route has been disrupted, and what looks to be a stunningly beautiful view is really an ominous sign, for the Appalachian winter could prove to be the demise of the species. Her discovery of this phenomenon ignites a media and religious firestorm that changes her life forever. After years lived entirely in the confines of one small house, Dellarobia finds her path suddenly opening out, chapter by chapter, into blunt and confrontational engagement with her family, her church, her town, her continent, and finally the world at large
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AMP
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Kingsolver, Barbara
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I496
LC item number
F55 2012
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Climatic changes
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Wives
  • Families
  • Biologists
  • Tennessee
  • Appalachian Mountains
  • Fiction
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Flight behavior : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver, (ebook)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780062124289
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computer
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rdamedia
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EB00231713
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  • 00CD96EA-88CA-4F0C-BFA4-6EA48427265A
  • B007HBY89E
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  • ocn819351677
  • (OCoLC)819351677
Label
Flight behavior : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062124289
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00231713
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 00CD96EA-88CA-4F0C-BFA4-6EA48427265A
  • B007HBY89E
System control number
  • ocn819351677
  • (OCoLC)819351677

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