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The Resource The nix, Nathan Hill

The nix, Nathan Hill

Label
The nix
Title
The nix
Statement of responsibility
Nathan Hill
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Norwegian folklore, a Nix is a spirit who sometimes appears as a white horse that steals children away. It's 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson--college professor, stalled writer--has a Nix of his own: his mother, Faye. He hasn't seen her in decades, not since she abandoned the family when he was a boy. Now she's re-appeared, having committed an absurd crime that electrifies the nightly news, beguiles the internet, and inflames a politically divided country. The media paint Faye as a radical hippie with a sordid past, but as far as Samuel knows, his mother was an ordinary girl who married her high-school sweetheart. Which version of his mother is true? Two facts are certain: she's facing some serious charges, and she needs Samuel's help
Summary
Astonished to see the mother who abandoned him in childhood throwing rocks at a presidential candidate, a bored college professor struggles to reconcile the radical media depictions of his mother with his small-town memories and decides to draw her out by penning a tell-all biography
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2016.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10513324
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The nix, Nathan Hill
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.
Control code
000058896774
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
867 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410496065
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The nix, Nathan Hill
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.
Control code
000058896774
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
867 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410496065
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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