The Resource Ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman

Ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman

Label
Ocean at the end of the lane
Title
Ocean at the end of the lane
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When otherworldly beings are set loose on the world, threatening the life of a little boy, the extraordinary Hempstock women--Lettie, her mother and her grandmother--summon all of their courage and cleverness to keep him alive, but soon discover that his survival comes with a high--and deadly--price
Summary
Returning to his childhood home in the English countryside for a funeral, the unnamed middle-aged narrator of this haunting, lyrical fable finds himself drawn to an ordinary-looking farmhouse that's anything but. As long-buried memories surface, he recalls events that occurred at Hempstock Farm when he was seven. When the malevolent Ursula Monkton insinuates herself into the fabric of his close-knit family, the farm's inhabitants, especially 11-year-old Lettie, offer their friendship and later their protection to the lonely, abused boy. However, their aid comes at a price, requiring a sacrifice he's unprepared to make. - Description by Gillian Speace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2013.
  • British Book Award for Book of the Year, 2013.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2013.
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10176743
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • Women
  • Boys
  • Survival
  • Memory
  • Magic
  • Early memories
Target audience
adult
Label
Ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
823380565
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
250 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062278593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Ocean at the end of the lane, Neil Gaiman
Publication
Copyright
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
823380565
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
250 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062278593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

Library Locations

  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Evansville, IN, 47713, US
    37.971461 -87.565988
  • East BranchBorrow it
    840 E Chandler Ave., Evansville, IN, 47713, US
    37.965908 -87.550480
  • McCollough BranchBorrow it
    5115 Washington Ave., Evansville, IN, 47715, US
    37.961977 -87.488508
  • North Park BranchBorrow it
    960 Koehler Dr., Evansville, IN, 47710, US
    38.026947 -87.577202
  • Oaklyn BranchBorrow it
    3001 Oaklyn Dr., Evansville, IN, 47711, US
    38.010718 -87.511553
  • Red Bank BranchBorrow it
    120 S Red Bank Rd., Evansville, IN, 47712, US
    37.977988 -87.636409
  • Stringtown BranchBorrow it
    2100 Stringtown Rd., Evansville, IN, 47711, US
    37.996832 -87.555245
  • West BranchBorrow it
    2000 W Franklin St., Evansville, IN, 47712, US
    37.979875 -87.594773
Processing Feedback ...