The Resource Far-away stories, (electronic resource)

Far-away stories, (electronic resource)

Label
Far-away stories
Title
Far-away stories
Title variation
Faraway stories
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book will have you shivering with sentiment and frowning in deep thought with every ending. It's a collection of short stories by William J. Locke. They display unconventional romance and appreciation of arts, especially music. The endings are usually shocking. One of the stories, Ladies in Lavender, was adapted into a 2004 movie starring Judie Dench and Maggie Smith. It's about the intricate relationship two aged ladies develop with a young violinist who mysteriously washed up on their beach. Although they cherish him, the rest of the townsfolk become increasingly suspicious of his abrupt appearance. Another story, The Song of Life, is about a musician's unwavering dream of enjoying the perfect piece, he spends decades trying to create it with no success, but things become unexpectedly complicated when he meets a young, talented composer. "But why "Far-Away?" Well, the stories cover a long stretch of years, and all, save one, were written in calm days far-away from the present convulsion of the world." ̃William J. Locke
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1863-1930
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Locke, William John
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints
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  • Musicians
  • Blindness
  • Disfigured persons
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Far-away stories, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781396321696
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14622286
Publisher number
MWT14622286
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Far-away stories, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781396321696
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14622286
Publisher number
MWT14622286
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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