The Resource Parrot and Olivier in America, by Peter Carey

Parrot and Olivier in America, by Peter Carey

Label
Parrot and Olivier in America
Title
Parrot and Olivier in America
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Carey
Title variation
Parrot & Olivier in America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Olivier is the child of aristocratic survivors of the French Revolution. Parrot is the motherless son of an itinerant English printer. Their wildly disparate lives will be permanently fused when Olivier sets sail for the nascent United States, with Parrot employed as his protector, foe, foil and, unbeknownst to him, as spy
Summary
A tale loosely inspired by the life of Alexis de Tocqueville is set in the early nineteenth century and follows an unlikely friendship between a survivor of the French Revolution and an itinerant English engraver's son
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338778
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carey, Peter
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • French
  • Voyages and travels
  • Master and servant
  • Male friendship
  • Large print books
  • America
Target audience
adult
Label
Parrot and Olivier in America, by Peter Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
651 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410428608
Lccn
2010016262
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781410428608
  • (OCoLC)607575184
Label
Parrot and Olivier in America, by Peter Carey
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
651 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410428608
Lccn
2010016262
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781410428608
  • (OCoLC)607575184

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