The Resource Reservoir 13, Jon McGregor

Reservoir 13, Jon McGregor

Label
Reservoir 13
Title
Reservoir 13
Statement of responsibility
Jon McGregor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the award-winning author of If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things and Even the Dogs. Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss. A GUARDIAN NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 Midwinter in the early years of this century. A teenage girl on holiday has gone missing in the hills at the heart of England. The villagers are called up to join the search, fanning out across the moors as the police set up roadblocks and a crowd of news reporters descends on their usually quiet home. Meanwhile, there is work that must still be done: cows milked, fences repaired, stone cut, pints poured, beds made, sermons written, a pantomime rehearsed. The search for the missing girl goes on, but so does everyday life. As it must. As the seasons unfold there are those who leave the village and those who are pulled back; those who come together or break apart. There are births and deaths; secrets kept and exposed; livelihoods made and lost; small kindnesses and unanticipated betrayals. Bats hang in the eaves of the church and herons stand sentry in the river; fieldfares flock in the hawthorn trees and badgers and foxes prowl deep in the woods - mating and fighting, hunting and dying. An extraordinary novel of cumulative power and grace, Reservoir 13 explores the rhythms of the natural world and the repeated human gift for violence, unfolding over thirteen years as the aftershocks of a stranger's tragedy refuse to subside
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Summary
Explores the rhythms of the natural world and the repeated human gift for violence, unfolding over thirteen years as the aftershocks of a tragedy refuse to subside
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Costa Novel Award, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10567566
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGregor, Jon
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Reservoir novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Costa Book Awards
  • Literary prize winners
Target audience
adult
Label
Reservoir 13, Jon McGregor
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3210308
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn982247935
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780008204877
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
4ED09A8E-7266-4BDA-9073-5D492BDFAADC
System control number
(OCoLC)982247935
Label
Reservoir 13, Jon McGregor
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3210308
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn982247935
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780008204877
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
4ED09A8E-7266-4BDA-9073-5D492BDFAADC
System control number
(OCoLC)982247935

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