The Resource The swan book, Alexis Wright, (electronic resource)

The swan book, Alexis Wright, (electronic resource)

Label
The swan book
Title
The swan book
Statement of responsibility
Alexis Wright
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The new novel by Alexis Wright, whose previous novel Carpentaria won the Miles Franklin Award and four other major prizes including the ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year Award. The Swan Book is set in the future, with Aboriginals still living under the Intervention in the north, in an environment fundamentally altered by climate change. It follows the life of a mute teenager called Oblivia, the victim of gang-rape by petrol-sniffing youths, from the displaced community where she lives in a hulk, in a swamp filled with rusting boats, and thousands of black swans driven from other parts of Australia
Is part of
Summary
Having grown up in a polluted dry Australian swamp where her adoptive mother fills her head with fantastical stories, Oblivia Ethelyne is whisked away by Warren Finch, Australia’s first Aboriginal president, who makes her his First Lady and confines her to a tower in a lawless southern city
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10226728
Cataloging source
N$T
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, Alexis
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Indigenous peoples
Target audience
adult
Label
The swan book, Alexis Wright, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B76743E2-B500-45D7-BFCE-1AD66FE342A2
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prelude: Ignis Fatuus; Dust Cycle; The Dust Ends; The News from the Sea; Brolga and Swan; Twenty Years of Swans; The Yellow Chat's Story; Swan Maiden; Owls in the Grass; A Lake of White Water; The Christmas House; City Swan; Gypsy Swans; City of Refugees; The Street Serpent; Travelling Road Show; The Ghost Walk; Marsh Lake Swans; Epilogue: The Swan Country; A Note on Sources; Acknowledgements
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781922146441
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
99959028665
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B76743E2-B500-45D7-BFCE-1AD66FE342A2
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o854900796
  • (OCoLC)854900796
Label
The swan book, Alexis Wright, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B76743E2-B500-45D7-BFCE-1AD66FE342A2
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prelude: Ignis Fatuus; Dust Cycle; The Dust Ends; The News from the Sea; Brolga and Swan; Twenty Years of Swans; The Yellow Chat's Story; Swan Maiden; Owls in the Grass; A Lake of White Water; The Christmas House; City Swan; Gypsy Swans; City of Refugees; The Street Serpent; Travelling Road Show; The Ghost Walk; Marsh Lake Swans; Epilogue: The Swan Country; A Note on Sources; Acknowledgements
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781922146441
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
99959028665
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B76743E2-B500-45D7-BFCE-1AD66FE342A2
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o854900796
  • (OCoLC)854900796

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