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The Resource Atonement : a novel, Ian McEwan

Atonement : a novel, Ian McEwan

Label
Atonement : a novel
Title
Atonement
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ian McEwan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment’s flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant. But Briony’s incomplete grasp of adult motives and her precocious imagination bring about a crime that will change all their lives, a crime whose repercussions Atonement follows through the chaos and carnage of World War II and into the close of the twentieth century
Summary
In 1935 England, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses an event involving her sister Cecilia and her childhood friend Robbie Turner, and she becomes the victim of her own imagination, which leads her on a lifelong search for truth and absolution
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best Book, 2002.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2002.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2002.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
068564
Cataloging source
OZA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McEwan, Ian
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C5
LC item number
A88 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Country life
  • Dunkirk, Battle of, Dunkerque, France, 1940
  • Ex-convicts
  • Sisters
  • Guilt
  • Domestic fiction
  • England
  • Psychological fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Atonement : a novel, Ian McEwan
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780385721790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm51988705
Label
Atonement : a novel, Ian McEwan
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780385721790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm51988705

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