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Grief is the thing with feathers : A Novel, Max Porter, (electronic resource)

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Grief is the thing with feathers : A Novel
Title
Grief is the thing with feathers
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Max Porter
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
aHere he is, husband and father, scruffy romantic, a shambolic scholar--a man adrift in the wake of his wife's sudden, accidental death. And there are his two sons who like him struggle in their London apartment to face the unbearable sadness that has engulfed them. The father imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness, while the boys wander, savage and unsupervised.In this moment of violent despair they are visited by Crow--antagonist, trickster, goad, protector, therapist, and babysitter. This self-described "sentimental bird," at once wild and tender, who "finds humans dull except in grief," threatens to stay with the wounded family until they no longer need him. As weeks turn to months and the pain of loss lessens with the balm of memories, Crow's efforts are rewarded and the little unit of three begins to recover: Dad resumes his book about the poet Ted Hughes; the boys get on with it, grow up.Part novella, part polyphonic fable, part essay on grief, Max Porter's extraordinary debut combines compassion and bravura style to dazzling effect. Full of angular wit and profound truths, Grief Is the Thing with Feathers
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TOH
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Porter, Max
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6116.O76
LC item number
G75 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Grief
  • Bereavement
  • Motherless families
  • Mothers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Widowers
  • Bereavement
  • Fathers and sons
  • Grief
  • Motherless families
  • Mothers
  • Widowers
  • FICTION / Literary
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Grief is the thing with feathers : A Novel, Max Porter, (electronic resource)
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
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ocn951008285
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781555979379
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
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Stock number
E6B543E2-8BDA-4A3E-AC83-73FE78CF8E6B
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  • (OCoLC)951008285
Label
Grief is the thing with feathers : A Novel, Max Porter, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951008285
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781555979379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E6B543E2-8BDA-4A3E-AC83-73FE78CF8E6B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o951008285
  • (OCoLC)951008285

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