The Resource Descent : a novel, by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)

Descent : a novel, by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)

Label
Descent : a novel
Title
Descent
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Tim Johnston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Descent, the story of a family undone by the disappearance of a daughter who went out for a morning run and didn't come back, marks the adult fiction debut of a remarkable young writer. Stunning in its emotional impact, Descent is a compulsively readable page-turner with a strong literary sensibility. The girl's vanishing--on a sunny, late-summer vacation morning--all the more devastating for its mystery, is the beginning the family's harrowing journey down increasingly divergent and solitary paths, until all that continues to bind them to each other are the questions they can never bring themselves to ask: At what point does a family stop searching? At what point does a girl stop fighting for her life? In the weeks and months that follow, hope leads to disillusionment, and each of them--father, mother, son--withdraws into emotional isolation, individually assessing the blame and assuming the responsibility for their collective loss. Haunting and unforgettable, Descent is a novel that will grab the reader's heart and mind, and will linger there long after the last page is turned"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
VALIL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnston, Tim
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O395
LC item number
D47 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missing persons
  • Abduction
  • Families
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • FICTION
  • Rocky Mountains Region
Label
Descent : a novel, by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Title page verso
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616204303
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2b05f458-d031-46d0-9eac-b8dfcd84e23b
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897838586
Label
Descent : a novel, by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Title page verso
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616204303
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2b05f458-d031-46d0-9eac-b8dfcd84e23b
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897838586

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