The Resource Waiting for Eden, Elliot Ackerman

Waiting for Eden, Elliot Ackerman

Label
Waiting for Eden
Title
Waiting for Eden
Statement of responsibility
Elliot Ackerman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eden Malcom lies in a bed, unable to move or to speak, imprisoned in his own mind. His wife Mary spends every day on the sofa in his hospital room. He has never even met their young daughter. And he will never again see the friend and fellow soldier who didn't make it back home--and who narrates the novel. But on Christmas, the one day Mary is not at his bedside, Eden's re-ordered consciousness comes flickering alive. As he begins to find a way to communicate, some troubling truths about his marriage--and about his life before he went to war--come to the surface
Summary
A veteran enduring life trapped in his own mind begins to find a way to communicate before troubling realities about his marriage come to the surface
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10692360
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackerman, Elliot
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Marriage
  • People with disabilities
  • Hospital patients
  • Adultery
Target audience
adult
Label
Waiting for Eden, Elliot Ackerman
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
20 cm.
Extent
173 pages
Isbn
9781101947395
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Waiting for Eden, Elliot Ackerman
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
20 cm.
Extent
173 pages
Isbn
9781101947395
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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