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The Resource Lark and Termite, Jayne Anne Phillips

Lark and Termite, Jayne Anne Phillips

Label
Lark and Termite
Title
Lark and Termite
Statement of responsibility
Jayne Anne Phillips
Title variation
Lark & Termite
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set during the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, this is the story of two children--Lark, on the verge of adulthood, and her brother, Termite, a child unable to walk and talk but filled with radiance--who grow up with their mother and aunt while their soldier-father fights for his life during the chaotic early months of the Korean War
Summary
Set against the backdrop of the Korean War in the 1950s, a novel about family, the repercussions of war, and the bonds that sustain personal relationships focuses on a single family--Lark, her brother Termite, their mother Lola, and Termite's soldier father, Robert Leavitt
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
289359
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Jayne Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.H479
LC item number
L37 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • West Virginia
  • Domestic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Lark and Termite, Jayne Anne Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 254 p.
Isbn
9780375401954
Lccn
2008033453
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn229027336
  • (OCoLC)229027336
Label
Lark and Termite, Jayne Anne Phillips
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 254 p.
Isbn
9780375401954
Lccn
2008033453
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn229027336
  • (OCoLC)229027336

Library Locations

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