The Resource The dynamite room : a novel, Jason Hewitt, (ebook)

The dynamite room : a novel, Jason Hewitt, (ebook)

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The dynamite room : a novel
Title
The dynamite room
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jason Hewitt
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Language
eng
Summary
It was all her doing. She had cried wolf, and the wolf had come. It's July 1940, and eleven-year-old Lydia has just run away from life as a child evacuee in Wales. She arrives in her English village, gas mask in tow, only to find it abandoned. Her family's house is shuttered and empty, the windows covered by black-out blinds but Lydia settles in, determined to wait there until they return. Late that night he comes: a wounded soldier, gun in hand, heralding a full-blown German invasion. There are, the man explains, certain rules that Lydia must now follow. He says he won't hurt Lydia, but she cannot leave the house. As the unlikely pair coexists in the claustrophobic confines of the house, each becomes dependent on the other for survival. But when Lydia tries to uncover what brought the soldier to her door, she realizes that he knows more than he should about her family -- and that he's plotting something for them both. Eerie, gripping, and piercingly sad, The Dynamite Room brings a strikingly original and contemporary resonance to the great tradition of war classics. It shrinks the global theater of history's most devastating war to a game of cat and mouse played out in a single house -- resulting in a moving portrait of war and how it affects soldiers and citizens alike
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TEFOD
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1972-
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Hewitt, Jason
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6108.E85
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Children
  • Soldiers
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The dynamite room : a novel, Jason Hewitt, (ebook)
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online resource
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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.
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316327640
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
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remote
Stock number
04CF15D4-8EB6-4CFE-9AF3-46E7C99DA1C2
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  • ocn904439820
  • (OCoLC)904439820
Label
The dynamite room : a novel, Jason Hewitt, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Copyright
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
9780316327640
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
04CF15D4-8EB6-4CFE-9AF3-46E7C99DA1C2
System control number
  • ocn904439820
  • (OCoLC)904439820

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