The Resource The migration, Helen Marshall

The migration, Helen Marshall

Label
The migration
Title
The migration
Statement of responsibility
Helen Marshall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Creepy and atmospheric, evocative of Stephen King's classic Pet Sematary, The Migration is a story of sisterhood, transformation, and the limitations of love, from a thrilling new voice in Canadian fiction. Storms and flooding are worsening around the world, and a mysterious immune disorder has begun to afflict the young. Sophie Perella is about to begin her senior year of high school in Toronto when her little sister, Kira, is diagnosed. Their parents' marriage falters under the strain, and Sophie's mother takes the girls to Oxford, England, to live with their Aunt Irene. An Oxford University professor and historical epidemiologist obsessed with relics of the Black Death, Irene works with a centre that specializes in treating people with the illness. She is a friend to Sophie, and offers a window into a strange and ancient history of human plague and recovery. Sophie just wants to understand what's happening now; but as mortality rates climb, and reports emerge of bodily tremors in the deceased, it becomes clear there is nothing normal about this condition - and that the dead aren't staying dead. When Kira succumbs, Sophie faces an unimaginable choice: let go of the sister she knows, or take action to embrace something terrifying and new. Tender and chilling, unsettling and hopeful, The Migration is a story of a young woman's dawning awareness of mortality and the power of the human heart to thrive in cataclysmic circumstances
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10762667
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marshall, Helen
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.M355
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aunts
  • Plague
  • Sisters
  • Zombies
  • Oxford (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The migration, Helen Marshall
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-uxcpqz9
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Cloudon1085349447
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Titan edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781789091359
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
uxcpqz9
Label
The migration, Helen Marshall
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-uxcpqz9
Publication
Copyright
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
Cloudon1085349447
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Titan edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781789091359
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
uxcpqz9

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