The Resource Landed : a novel, Tim Pears, (ebook)

Landed : a novel, Tim Pears, (ebook)

Label
Landed : a novel
Title
Landed
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tim Pears
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brought up in the Anglo-Welsh borders by an affectionate but alcoholic and feckless mother, Owen Ithell's sense of self is rooted in his long, vivid visits to his grandparent's small farm in the hills. There he is deeply impressed by his grandfather's primitive, cruel relationship with his animals and the land. As an adult he moves away from the country of his childhood to an English city where he builds a new life, working as a gardener. He meets Mel, they have children. He believes he has found happiness-and love-of a sort. But following a car accident, in which his daughter is killed and he loses a hand, the course of his life and the lives of those he loves is changed forever. Owen, unable to work, alienated and eventually legally separated from his family, is haunted by suicidal thoughts. In his despair, he resolves to reconnect with both his past and the natural world. Abducting his children, he embarks on a long, fateful journey, walking to the Welsh borders of his childhood. In his confusion his journey is a grasping at some kind of an understanding of his powerful loss
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1956-
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Pears, Tim
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Amputees
  • Nature
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Daughters
  • Gardening
  • Wales
  • Birmingham (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Landed : a novel, Tim Pears, (ebook)
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Distribution
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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
9781582438917
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12254795
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12254795
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MWT12254795
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Landed : a novel, Tim Pears, (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
9781582438917
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12254795
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12254795
System control number
MWT12254795
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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