The Resource A widow for one year : a novel, John Irving, (electronic resource)

A widow for one year : a novel, John Irving, (electronic resource)

Label
A widow for one year : a novel
Title
A widow for one year
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A girl discovers her mother in bed with a teenage boy and later the mother abandons her. Meanwhile, her father is seducing young girls. So begins the story of Ruth Cole, a famous writer struggling to overcome childhood traumas and find love
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irving, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3559.R8
LC item number
W53 1998eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women novelists
  • Single mothers
  • Widows
  • Single mothers
  • Widows
  • Women novelists
  • FICTION / General
  • Fiction
Label
A widow for one year : a novel, John Irving, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1FF94C0E-EB80-4EC3-BFA3-D25F4C05B61E
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
Contents
  • Eddie Is Bored--and Horny, Too
  • Door in the Floor
  • A Masturbating Machine
  • Come Hither ...
  • Pawn
  • Ruth's Right Eye
  • Dumping Mrs. Vaughn
  • Why Panic at Ten O'Clock in the Morning?
  • How the Writer's Assistant Became a Writer
  • Something Almost Biblical
  • First Sentences: An Introduction to A Widow for One Year
  • Authority of the Written Word
  • A Motherless Child
  • Leg
  • Working for Mr. Cole
  • Leaving Long Island
  • Fall 1990
  • Eddie at Forty-Eight
  • Ruth at Thirty-Six
  • Red and Blue Air Mattress
  • Allan at Fifty-Four
  • John Irving
  • Hannah at Thirty-Five
  • Ted at Seventy-Seven
  • Ruth Remembers Learning to Drive
  • Two Drawers
  • Pain in an Unfamiliar Place
  • Ruth Gives Her Father a Driving Lesson
  • A Widow for the Rest of Her Life
  • Ruth's Diary, and Selected Postcards
  • First Meeting
  • Ruth Changes Her Story
  • Summer 1958
  • Not a Mother, Not Her Son
  • Moleman
  • Followed Home from the Flying Food Circus
  • Chapter One
  • Missing Persons
  • Standoff
  • Ruth's First Wedding
  • Fall 1995
  • Civil Servant
  • Reader
  • Inadequate Lamp Shade
  • Prostitute's Daughter
  • Sergeant Hoekstra Finds His Witness
  • In Which Eddie O'Hare Falls in Love Again
  • Mrs. Cole
  • Better Than Being in Paris with a Prostitute
  • In Which Eddie and Hannah Fail to Reach an Agreement
  • A Happy Couple, Their Two Unhappy Friends
  • Marion at Seventy-Six
  • Summer Job
  • A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound
  • Unhappy Mothers
  • Marion, Waiting
Control code
o691272377
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 537 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780375504471
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00164647
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o691272377
  • (OCoLC)691272377
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A widow for one year : a novel, John Irving, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=1FF94C0E-EB80-4EC3-BFA3-D25F4C05B61E
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
Contents
  • Eddie Is Bored--and Horny, Too
  • Door in the Floor
  • A Masturbating Machine
  • Come Hither ...
  • Pawn
  • Ruth's Right Eye
  • Dumping Mrs. Vaughn
  • Why Panic at Ten O'Clock in the Morning?
  • How the Writer's Assistant Became a Writer
  • Something Almost Biblical
  • First Sentences: An Introduction to A Widow for One Year
  • Authority of the Written Word
  • A Motherless Child
  • Leg
  • Working for Mr. Cole
  • Leaving Long Island
  • Fall 1990
  • Eddie at Forty-Eight
  • Ruth at Thirty-Six
  • Red and Blue Air Mattress
  • Allan at Fifty-Four
  • John Irving
  • Hannah at Thirty-Five
  • Ted at Seventy-Seven
  • Ruth Remembers Learning to Drive
  • Two Drawers
  • Pain in an Unfamiliar Place
  • Ruth Gives Her Father a Driving Lesson
  • A Widow for the Rest of Her Life
  • Ruth's Diary, and Selected Postcards
  • First Meeting
  • Ruth Changes Her Story
  • Summer 1958
  • Not a Mother, Not Her Son
  • Moleman
  • Followed Home from the Flying Food Circus
  • Chapter One
  • Missing Persons
  • Standoff
  • Ruth's First Wedding
  • Fall 1995
  • Civil Servant
  • Reader
  • Inadequate Lamp Shade
  • Prostitute's Daughter
  • Sergeant Hoekstra Finds His Witness
  • In Which Eddie O'Hare Falls in Love Again
  • Mrs. Cole
  • Better Than Being in Paris with a Prostitute
  • In Which Eddie and Hannah Fail to Reach an Agreement
  • A Happy Couple, Their Two Unhappy Friends
  • Marion at Seventy-Six
  • Summer Job
  • A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound
  • Unhappy Mothers
  • Marion, Waiting
Control code
o691272377
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st trade ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 537 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780375504471
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00164647
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o691272377
  • (OCoLC)691272377
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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