The Resource Miss Emily : a novel, Nuala O'Connor

Miss Emily : a novel, Nuala O'Connor

Label
Miss Emily : a novel
Title
Miss Emily
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nuala O'Connor
Title variation
Miss Emily
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eighteen-year-old Ada Concannon has just been hired by the respected but eccentric Dickinson family of Amherst, Massachusetts. Despite their difference in age and the upstairs-downstairs divide, Ada strikes up a deep friendship with Miss Emily, the gifted elder daughter living a spinster's life at home. But Emily's passion for words begins to dominate her life. She will wear only white and avoids the world outside the Dickinson homestead. When Ada's safety and reputation are threatened, however, Emily must face down her own demons in order to help her friend, with shocking consequences
Summary
Striking up a deep friendship with reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, plucky Irish maid Ada Concannon struggles with Emily's obsessive life, which is called into question when the poet endeavors to protect Ada's reputation
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10416116
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connor, Nuala
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Large type books
  • Women household employees
  • Female friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
Miss Emily : a novel, Nuala O'Connor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
351 pages (loarge print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410480149
Isbn Type
(large print : hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410480149
Label
Miss Emily : a novel, Nuala O'Connor
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
351 pages (loarge print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410480149
Isbn Type
(large print : hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410480149

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