The Resource The bus on Thursday, Shirley Barrett, (electronic resource)

The bus on Thursday, Shirley Barrett, (electronic resource)

Label
The bus on Thursday
Title
The bus on Thursday
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Barrett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in this wickedly funny, dark novel about one woman's post-cancer retreat to a remote Australian town and the horrors awaiting her. It wasn't just the bad breakup that turned Eleanor Mellett's life upside down. It was the cancer. And all the demons that came with it. One day she felt a bit of a bump when she was scratching her armpit at work. The next thing she knew, her breast was being dissected and removed by an inappropriately attractive doctor, and she was suddenly deluged with cupcakes, judgy support groups, and her mum knitting sweaters. Luckily, Eleanor discovers Talbingo, a remote little town looking for a primary-school teacher. Their Miss Barker up and vanished in the night, despite being the most caring teacher ever, according to everyone. Unfortunately, Talbingo is a bit creepy. It's not just the communion-wine-guzzling friar prone to mad rants about how cancer is caused by demons. Or the unstable, overly sensitive kids, always going on about Miss Barker and her amazing sticker system. It's living alone in a remote cabin, with no cell or Internet service, wondering why there are so many locks on the front door and who is knocking on it late at night. Riotously funny, deeply unsettling, and surprisingly poignant, Shirley Barrett's The Bus on Thursday is a wickedly weird, wild ride for fans of Helen Fielding, Maria Semple, and Stephen King."--provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barrett, Shirley
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.B374
LC item number
B87 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Breast
  • Cancer
  • Women
  • Teachers
  • FICTION / Horror
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Supernatural
Label
The bus on Thursday, Shirley Barrett, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
"MCD x FSG Originals."
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
on1053624034
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374718572
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
3F1495F7-3D5F-4E48-ADF8-7D498E6712B6
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1053624034
  • (OCoLC)1053624034
Label
The bus on Thursday, Shirley Barrett, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"MCD x FSG Originals."
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
on1053624034
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374718572
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
3F1495F7-3D5F-4E48-ADF8-7D498E6712B6
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1053624034
  • (OCoLC)1053624034

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