The Resource Eggshells, Caitriona Lally

Eggshells, Caitriona Lally

Label
Eggshells
Title
Eggshells
Statement of responsibility
Caitriona Lally
Title variation
Egg shells
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vivian doesn't feel like she fits in - and never has. As a child, she was so whimsical that her parents told her she was "left by fairies." Now, living alone in Dublin, the neighbors treat her like she's crazy, her older sister condescends to her, social workers seem to have registered her as troubled, and she hasn't a friend in the world. So, she decides it's time to change her life: She begins by advertising for a friend. Not just any friend. She wants one named Penelope. Meanwhile, she roams the city, mapping out a new neighborhood every day, seeking her escape route to a better world, the other world her parents told her she came from. And then one day someone named Penelope answers her ad for a friend. And from that moment on, Vivian's life begins to change
Summary
After being treated by her family as different, Vivian lives alone in Dublin and begins to advertise for a friend, specifically by the name of Penelope, until one day as she roams the city Penelope appears
Storyline
Pace
Tone
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Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10545989
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lally, Caitriona
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Dublin (Ireland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Eggshells, Caitriona Lally
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in 2015 by Liberties Press."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780008324407
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Eggshells, Caitriona Lally
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in 2015 by Liberties Press."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780008324407
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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