The Resource Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel, Jen Neale, (ebook)

Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel, Jen Neale, (ebook)

Label
Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel
Title
Land mammals and sea creatures
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jen Neale
Title variation
Land mammals & sea creatures
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
A startling, moving magic realist debut. Almost immediately upon Julie Birds return to the small port town where she was raised, everyday life is turned upside down. Julies Gulf War vet father, Marty, has been on the losing side of a battle with PTSD for too long. A day of boating takes a dramatic turn when a majestic blue whale beaches itself and dies. A blond stranger sets up camp oceanside: she's an agitator, musician-impersonator, and armchair philosopher named Jennie Lee Lewis and Julie discovers she's connected to her father's mysterious trip to New Mexico 25 years earlier. As the blue whale decays on the beach, more wildlife turns up dead apparently by suicide echoing Marty's deepest desire. But Julie isn't ready for a world without her father. A stunning exploration of love and grief, Land Mammals and Sea Creatures is magic realism on the seaside, a novel about living life to the fullest and coming to your own terms with its end
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1984-
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Neale, Jen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Fathers and daughters
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Grief
  • Death
  • Blue whale
  • Magic realism (Literature)
  • British Columbia
Target audience
adult
Label
Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel, Jen Neale, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781773051826
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12003496
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remote
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12003496
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MWT12003496
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Land mammals and sea creatures : a novel, Jen Neale, (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
9781773051826
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12003496
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12003496
System control number
MWT12003496
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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