The Resource A bird on my shoulder, Lucy Palmer

A bird on my shoulder, Lucy Palmer

Label
A bird on my shoulder
Title
A bird on my shoulder
Statement of responsibility
Lucy Palmer
Title variation
Bird on my shoulder
Title variation remainder
a memoir
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over a decade ago, award-winning journalist Lucy Palmer's beloved husband Julian died of cancer, leaving her alone to manage a farm south of Sydney and to raise their three young children. This moving and beautifully written memoir explores her experiences of death, loss, single parenting and growing older. It is a way of making sense of the momentous experiences that Lucy says she has been privileged to live through, and her honest and inspiring account of putting the pieces back together and finding hope out of a seemingly hopeless set of circumstances. This is a startlingly moving book to read and offers new and surprising ways to think about the worst that can happen and what it can mean for us
Summary
Over a decade ago, award-winning journalist Lucy Palmer's beloved husband Julian died of cancer, leaving her alone to manage a farm south of Sydney and to raise their three young children. This moving and beautifully written memoir explores her experiences of death, loss, single parenting and growing older. It is a way of making sense of the momentous experiences that Lucy says she has been privileged to live through, and her honest and inspiring account of putting the pieces back together and finding hope out of a seemingly hopeless set of circumstances. This is a startlingly moving book to read and offers new and surprising ways to think about the worst that can happen and what it can mean for us
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10535223
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palmer, Lucy
Dewey number
070.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Palmer, Lucy
  • Journalists
  • Widows
  • Cancer
  • Grief
Target audience
adult
Label
A bird on my shoulder, Lucy Palmer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781743311530
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A bird on my shoulder, Lucy Palmer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781743311530
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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