The Resource John the revelator, Peter Murphy, (ebook)

John the revelator, Peter Murphy, (ebook)

Label
John the revelator
Title
John the revelator
Statement of responsibility
Peter Murphy
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Already fast becoming a classic among coming-of-age tales, John the Revelator has garnered praise from Nick Laird, Colm Ti̤bn̕, Roddy Doyle, and John Boyne, and is a critical darling in the U.K. This is the story of John Devine-stuck in a small town in the otherworldly landscape of southeastern Ireland, worried over by his single, chain-smoking, Bible-quoting mother, Lily, and spied on by the "neighborly" Mrs. Nagle. When Jamey Corboy, a self-styled Rimbaudian boy wonder, arrives in town, John's life suddenly seems full of possibility. His loneliness dissipates. He is taken up by mischief and discovery, hiding in the world beyond as Lily's mysterious illness worsens. But Jamey and John's nose for trouble may be their undoing, and soon John will be faced with a terrible moral dilemma. Joining the ranks of the great novels of friendship and betrayal-A Separate Peace, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha-John the Revelator grapples with the pull of the world and the hold of those we love
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1968-
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Murphy, Peter
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Boys
  • Single mothers
  • Mothers and sons
  • Adolescence
  • City and town life
  • Ireland
  • Psychological fiction
  • Domestic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
John the revelator, Peter Murphy, (ebook)
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Publication
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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
9780547393926
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11990866
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11990866
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MWT11990866
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
John the revelator, Peter Murphy, (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
9780547393926
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11990866
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11990866
System control number
MWT11990866
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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