The Resource The green road, Anne Enright

The green road, Anne Enright

Label
The green road
Title
The green road
Statement of responsibility
Anne Enright
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A darkly glinting novel set on Ireland's Atlantic coast, The Green Road is a story of fracture and family, selfishness and compassion - a book about the gaps in the human heart and how we learn to fill them. The children of Rosaleen Madigan leave the west of Ireland for lives they never could have imagined in Dublin, New York and various third-world towns. In her early old age their difficult, wonderful mother announces that she's decided to sell the house and divide the proceeds. Her adult children come back for a last Christmas, with the feeling that their childhoods are being erased, their personal history bought and sold. Anne Enright is addicted to the truth of things. Sentence by sentence, there are few writers alive who can invest the language with such torque and gleam, such wit and longing - who can write dialogue that speaks itself aloud, who can show us the million splinters of her characters' lives then pull them back up together again, into a perfect glass." (publisher)
Awards note
  • Man Booker Prize 2015 : Longlist
  • Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction : Shortlist, 2016.
  • International Dublin Literary Award : Shortlist, 2017.
Cataloging source
Nz
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The green road, Anne Enright
Label
The green road, Anne Enright
Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2007 for 'The Gathering'. -Author is Laureate for Irish Fiction. -The children of Rosaleen Madigan leave the west of Ireland for lives they never could have imagined, In Dublin, New York and various third-world towns. In her early old age their difficult, wonderful mother announces that she's decided to sell the house and divide the proceeds. Her adult children come back for a last Christmas, with the feeling that their childhoods are being erased, their personal history bought and sold
Control code
15885854
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22 cm.
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Extent
320 pages
Form of item
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Isbn
9780224089067
Media category
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Media type code
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System control number
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  • (Nz-Kotui)3271145
  • (Nz-DP)3271145
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