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Virgil wander, Leif Enger

Label
Virgil wander
Title
Virgil wander
Statement of responsibility
Leif Enger
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart"--
  • When Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander's car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior he survives, but his language and memory are altered and he emerges into a world no longer familiar to him. Virgil begins to piece together his personal history and the lore of his broken town, with the help of a cast of affable and curious locals. Into this community returns a prodigal son, Adam Leer, who may hold the key to reviving their town. -- adapted from jacket
Summary
Emerging from an accident with damaged memories and compromised language skills, a movie-house owner from a small Midwestern town pieces together his story against a backdrop of community history, which is shaped by a prodigal son's return
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
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Provided by publisher
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10732615
Cataloging source
DLC
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Enger, Leif
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.N4223
LC item number
V57 2018
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • City and town life
  • Memory disorders
  • City and town life
  • Middle West
Target audience
adult
Label
Virgil wander, Leif Enger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition: October 2018.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780802128782
Lccn
2018026619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1026726212
  • (OCoLC)on1026726212
  • 598608
Label
Virgil wander, Leif Enger
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition: October 2018.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780802128782
Lccn
2018026619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1026726212
  • (OCoLC)on1026726212
  • 598608

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