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The Resource The new moon's arms, Nalo Hopkinson

The new moon's arms, Nalo Hopkinson

Label
The new moon's arms
Title
The new moon's arms
Statement of responsibility
Nalo Hopkinson
Title variation
new moons arms
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A mainstream magical realism novel set in the Caribbean on the fictional island of Dolorosse. It tells the story of a 50-something grandmother whose mother disappeared when she was a teenager and whose father has just passed away as she begins menopause. With this physical change of life comes a return of a special power for finding lost things, something she hasn't been able to do since childhood"--Provided by publisher
Summary
A menopausal woman reflects on her recently deceased, neglectful father, and her mother who disappeared when she was a teenager, as she is presented with the opportunity to mother an orphaned 4-year-old boy. Her magical gift for recovering lost objects which has returned with her menopause, her grown daughter, and the lost boy all conspire to complicate her life.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Prix Aurora : Best Novel, 2008.
  • Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
153852
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.H5927
LC item number
N48 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The new moon's arms, Nalo Hopkinson
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
Control code
ocm70199894
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780446576918
Lccn
2006020985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70199894
  • (Sirsi) a884379
Label
The new moon's arms, Nalo Hopkinson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70199894
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780446576918
Lccn
2006020985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70199894
  • (Sirsi) a884379

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