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The Resource The memory palace, Mira Bartók

The memory palace, Mira Bartók

Label
The memory palace
Title
The memory palace
Statement of responsibility
Mira Bartók
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A gorgeous memoir about the 17 year estrangement of the author and her homeless schizophrenic mother, and their reunion
Summary
The daughter of piano prodigy Norma Herr describes how she and her sister were forced by their mother's violent schizophrenic episodes to discontinue contact with her until the author's debilitating injury changed her sense of the world and enabled a healing reconciliation
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, 2011.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
372496
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bartók, Mira
Dewey number
  • 362.2085092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC464
LC item number
.H47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Herr, Norma Kurap
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Herr, Norma Kurap
  • Bartók, Mira
  • Children of the mentally ill
  • Mentally ill parents
Target audience
adult
Label
The memory palace, Mira Bartók
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The order of things -- pt. 2. The new world -- . pt. 3. Palimpsest
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781439183311
Lccn
2010008399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn555641725
  • (OCoLC)555641725
  • 177753
Label
The memory palace, Mira Bartók
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The order of things -- pt. 2. The new world -- . pt. 3. Palimpsest
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781439183311
Lccn
2010008399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn555641725
  • (OCoLC)555641725
  • 177753

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