The Resource The child in time, by Ian McEwan

The child in time, by Ian McEwan

Label
The child in time
Title
The child in time
Statement of responsibility
by Ian McEwan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realizes his daughter is gone. With extraordinary tenderness and insight, Booker Prize winning author Ian McEwan takes us into the dark territory of a marriage devastated by the loss of a child. Kate's absence sets Stephen and his wife, Julie, on diverging paths as they each struggle with a grief that only seems to intensify with the passage of time. Eloquent and passionate, the novel concludes in a triumphant scene of love and hope that gives full rein to the author's remarkable gifts
Summary
The abduction of his only child destroys Stephen Lewis' marriage and painfully forces him to look back on his own childhood
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Whitbread Book Award for Novel, 1987.
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044294
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McEwan, Ian
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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Target audience
adult
Label
The child in time, by Ian McEwan
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
20 cm.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780385497527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099755012
Label
The child in time, by Ian McEwan
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
20 cm.
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9780385497527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099755012

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