The Resource Cat's eye, Margaret Atwood

Cat's eye, Margaret Atwood

Label
Cat's eye
Title
Cat's eye
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Title variation
Cats eye
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Elaine Risley, a painter, returns to Toronto to find herself overwhelmed by her past. Memories of childhood - unbearable betrayals and cruelties - surface relentlessly, forcing her to confront the spectre of Cordelia, once her best friend and tormentor, who has haunted her for forty years
Summary
Controversial painter Elaine Risley returns from Vancouver for a retrospective of her work. Here, in Toronto, the city of her youth, she confronts the submerged layers of her past her unconventional family, her eccentric and brilliant brother, the self-righteous Mrs. Smeath, and the two men Elaine later came to love in diverse and sometimes disastrous ways. But it is the enigmatic Cordelia, once her tormentor, then her best friend, whose elusive yet powerful presence in her life Elaine finally comes to understand.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Toronto Book Awards, 1989.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013459
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women painters
  • Girls
  • Psychological fiction
  • Toronto (Ont.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Cat's eye, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: 1989
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
421 pages
Isbn
9781853811265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781408802809
Label
Cat's eye, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Note
First published: 1989
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
421 pages
Isbn
9781853811265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781408802809

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