The Resource The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

Label
The sparrow
Title
The sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Mary Doria Russell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Jesuit priest and linguist who leads a twenty-first century scientific expedition to a newly discovered extraterrestrial culture returns to Earth as the mission's sole survivor, accused of heinous crimes as well as the mission's failure
Member of
Summary
The sole survivor of a crew sent to explore a new planet, Jesuit priest Emilio Sandoz discovers an alien civilization that raises questions about the very essence of humanity, an encounter that leads Sandoz to a public inquisition and the destruction of his faith
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1996.
  • BSFA Award for Best Novel, 1997.
  • James Tiptree, Jr. Award, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053469
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Mary Doria
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.U76678
LC item number
S63 1996
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sparrow novels (Mary Doria Russell)
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesuits
  • Priests
  • Life on other planets
  • Twenty-first century
  • Alpha Centauri
Target audience
adult
Label
The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Villard Books, 1996
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
37611432
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9780449912553
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97090649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Villard Books, 1996
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
37611432
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9780449912553
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97090649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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