The Resource The dictionary of animal languages, Heidi Sopinka

The dictionary of animal languages, Heidi Sopinka

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The dictionary of animal languages
Title
The dictionary of animal languages
Statement of responsibility
Heidi Sopinka
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
A thrillingly elegant yet raw evocation of a woman clawing her way to a creative life, inspired by the story of surrealist artist Leonora Carrington. We grant men a right to solitude. Why can't we do the same for women? Born into a wealthy family in northern England and sent to boarding school to be educated by nuns, Ivory Frame rebels. She escapes to inter-war Paris, where she finds herself through art, and falls in with the most brilliantly bohemian set: the surrealists. Torn between an intoxicating love affair with a married Russian painter and her soaring ambition to create, Ivory's life is violently interrupted by the Second World War. She flees from Europe, leaving behind her friends, her art, and her love. Now over ninety, Ivory labours defiantly in the frozen north on her last, greatest work - a vast account of animal languages - alone except for her sharp research assistant, Skeet. And then unexpected news from the past arrives: this magnificently fervent, complex woman is told that she has a grandchild, despite never having had a child of her own ..
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sopinka, Heidi
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Artists
  • Grandchildren
Label
The dictionary of animal languages, Heidi Sopinka
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent.
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Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781925322835
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The dictionary of animal languages, Heidi Sopinka
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781925322835
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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