The Resource Milkman, Anna Burns

Milkman, Anna Burns

Label
Milkman
Title
Milkman
Statement of responsibility
Anna Burns
Title variation
Milk man
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes 'interesting'. The last thing she ever wanted to be. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous. Milkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. It is the story of inaction with enormous consequences
Summary
In Northern Ireland during the Troubles of the 1970s, an unnamed narrator finds herself targeted by a high-ranking dissident known as Milkman.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Man Booker Prize, 2018.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10659436
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burns, Anna
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Secrecy
  • Gossip
Target audience
adult
Label
Milkman, Anna Burns
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
348 pages
Isbn
9780571338740
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Milkman, Anna Burns
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
348 pages
Isbn
9780571338740
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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