The Resource A girl is a half-formed thing : a novel, Eimear McBride

A girl is a half-formed thing : a novel, Eimear McBride

Label
A girl is a half-formed thing : a novel
Title
A girl is a half-formed thing
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Eimear McBride
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The dazzling, fearless debut novel that the New York Times hails as "a future classic"In scathing, furious, unforgettable prose, Eimear McBride tells the story of a young girl's devastating adolescence as she and her brother, who suffers from a brain tumor, struggle for a semblance of normalcy in the shadow of sexual abuse, denial, and chaos at home. Plunging readers inside the psyche of a girl isolated by her own dangerously confusing sexuality, pervading guilt, and unrelenting trauma, McBride's writing carries echoes of Joyce, O'Brien, and Woolf. A Girl is a Half-formed Thing is a revelatory work of fiction, a novel that instantly takes its place in the canon
Summary
A story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumor, touching on everything from family violence to sexuality and the personal struggle to remain intact in times of intense trauma.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10262134
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McBride, Eimear
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6113.C337
LC item number
G57 2015
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Brain
Target audience
adult
Label
A girl is a half-formed thing : a novel, Eimear McBride
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn911390790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781566893787
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EEC0758D-EAB1-42A9-B516-6DE89DAA1001
Label
A girl is a half-formed thing : a novel, Eimear McBride
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn911390790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781566893787
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EEC0758D-EAB1-42A9-B516-6DE89DAA1001

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