The Resource Life after life, Kate Atkinson

Life after life, Kate Atkinson

Label
Life after life
Title
Life after life
Statement of responsibility
Kate Atkinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in any number of ways. Ursula's world is in turmoil, facing the unspeakable evil of the two greatest wars in history. What power and force can one woman exert over the fate of civilization -- if only she has the chance? Wildly inventive, darkly comic, startlingly poignant -- this is Kate Atkinson at her absolute best
Summary
Follows the experiences of a woman, who after being born on a snowy night in 1910, repeatedly dies and reincarnates into the same life to correct missteps and ultimately save the world
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • Costa Novel Award, 2013
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2013.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Fiction, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171866
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
970
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative histories (Fiction)
  • Reincarnation
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Life after life, Kate Atkinson
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RDH_161340&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781409043799-RDH640656-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781409043799
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Life after life, Kate Atkinson
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RDH_161340&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781409043799-RDH640656-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781409043799
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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