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
WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD. 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
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823.92
Government publication
government publication level undetermined
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6051.T56
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
970
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Life after life, Kate Atkinson
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-kb91ug9
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2013
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudon1052124262
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (621 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781409043799
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
kb91ug9
Label
Life after life, Kate Atkinson
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-kb91ug9
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2013
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudon1052124262
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (621 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781409043799
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
kb91ug9

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