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Blackbird house, Alice Hoffman

Label
Blackbird house
Title
Blackbird house
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alice Hoffman weaves a web of tales, all set in Blackbird House. This small farm on the outer reaches of Cape Cod is a place that is as bewitching and alive as the characters we meet: Violet, a brilliant girl who is in love with books and with a man destined to betray her; Lysander Wynn, attacked by a halibut as big as a horse, certain that his life is ruined until a boarder wearing red boots arrives to change everything; Maya Cooper, who does not understand the true meaning of the love between her mother and father until it is nearly too late. From the time of the British occupation of Massachusetts to our own modern world, family after family's lives are inexorably changed, not only by the people they love but by the lives they lead inside Blackbird House." "These interconnected narratives are as intelligent as they are haunting, as luminous as they are unusual. Inside Blackbird House more than a dozen men and women learn how love transforms us and how it is the one lasting element in our lives. The past both dissipates and remains contained inside the rooms of Blackbird House, where there are terrible secrets, inspired beauty, and, above all else, a spirit of coming home."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
LC call number
PS3558.O3447
LC item number
B55 2004
Literary form
fiction
Blackbird house, Alice Hoffman
Label
Blackbird house, Alice Hoffman
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0417/2004007958.html
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9780701177539
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2004007958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS145844
  • (DLC) 2004007958
  • (BNAtoc) 2004007958
  • (HAP)OLD381994
  • 381994

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