The Resource The road home, Jim Harrison

The road home, Jim Harrison

Label
The road home
Title
The road home
Statement of responsibility
Jim Harrison
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Road Home lies in the shadows of Manifest Destiny and Wounded Knee; it is etched into the landscape of an old man's memory and into the stubborn dreams of a young man's heart. In one of Jim Harrison's greatest works, five members of the Northridge family narrate the tangled epic of their history on the expanses of the Nebraska plains. They strive to understand their fates, to reconcile with demons of the past, to live in accordance with the land and to die with grace. As the family grapples with the mysterious forces that both pull them apart and draw them inextricably back together, they must come to term with life's greatest and hardest lessons: the deception of passion, the pain of love, the vitality of art, and the supplication to nature's generosity and fury
Summary
Reaching from the end of the nineteenth century to the present, the Western family saga begun in "Dalva" continues with the death of Dalva's half-Sioux grandfather and the return of her lost son
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
032680
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harrison, Jim
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians
  • Family
  • Nature stories
  • Nebraska
Target audience
adult
Label
The road home, Jim Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
446 pages
Isbn
9780671778330
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genealogical table
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The road home, Jim Harrison
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
446 pages
Isbn
9780671778330
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genealogical table
Specific material designation
regular print

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