The Resource Grace, Paul Lynch

Grace, Paul Lynch

Label
Grace
Title
Grace
Statement of responsibility
Paul Lynch
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Early one October morning, Grace's mother snatches her from sleep and brutally cuts off her hair, declaring, 'You are the strong one now.' With winter close at hand and Ireland already suffering, Grace is no longer safe at home. And so her mother outfits Grace in men's clothing and casts her out. When her younger brother Colly follows after her, the two set off on a life-changing odyssey in the looming shadow of the Great Famine. To survive, Grace will become a boy, a bandit, a penitent and finally, a woman. A meditation on love, life and destiny, This Time of Light is an epic coming-of-age novel, and a poetic evocation of the Irish famine as it has never been written
Awards note
The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction: Longlist, 2018.
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Grace, Paul Lynch
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Grace, Paul Lynch
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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
ocn989719247
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9781786073051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)989719247

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