The Resource The natural way of things, Charlotte Wood

The natural way of things, Charlotte Wood

Label
The natural way of things
Title
The natural way of things
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Wood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in a broken-down property in the middle of a desert. Strangers to each other, they have no idea where they are or how they came to be there with eight other girls, forced to wear strange uniforms, their heads shaved, guarded by two inept yet vicious armed jailers and a 'nurse'. The girls all have something in common, but what is it? What crime has brought them here from the city? Who is the mysterious security company responsible for this desolate place with its brutal rules, its total isolation from the contemporary world? Doing hard labour under a sweltering sun, the prisoners soon learn what links them: in each girl's past is a sexual scandal with a powerful man. They pray for rescue - but when the food starts running out it becomes clear that the jailers have also become the jailed. The girls can only rescue themselves
Summary
Confined to a stark compound in the Australian Outback, Yolanda and Veria forge a bond, powerful enough to bring down the senseless system that brought them there
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Fiction, 2016.
  • Stella Prize, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10452060
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Charlotte
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards
  • Kidnapping
  • False imprisonment
  • Female friendship
  • Literary prize winners
Target audience
adult
Label
The natural way of things, Charlotte Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9781760111236
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781760111236
Label
The natural way of things, Charlotte Wood
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9781760111236
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781760111236

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