The Resource Bridge of Clay, Markus Zusak

Bridge of Clay, Markus Zusak

Label
Bridge of Clay
Title
Bridge of Clay
Statement of responsibility
Markus Zusak
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Upon their father's return, the five Dunbar boys, who have raised themselves since their mother's death, begin to learn family secrets, including that of fourth brother Clay, who will build a bridge for complex reasons, including his own redemption. Let me tell you about our brother. The fourth Dunbar boy named Clay. Everything happened to him. We were all of us changed through him. The Dunbar boys bring each other up in a house run by their own rules. A family of ramshackle tragedy - their mother is dead, their father has fled - they love and fight, and learn to reckon with the adult world. It is Clay, the quiet one, who will build a bridge; for his family, for his past, for his sins. He builds a bridge to transcend humanness. To survive. A miracle and nothing less
Summary
Upon their father's return, the five Dunbar boys, who have raised themselves since their mother's death, begin to learn family secrets, including that of fourth brother Clay, who will build a bridge for complex reasons, including his own redemption
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10732757
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zusak, Markus
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Brothers
  • Abandoned children
  • Secrecy
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Bridges
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Bridge of Clay, Markus Zusak
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
583 pages
Isbn
9781760559922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Bridge of Clay, Markus Zusak
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
583 pages
Isbn
9781760559922
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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