The Resource News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh

News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh

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News from heaven : the Bakerton stories
Title
News from heaven
Title remainder
the Bakerton stories
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Haigh
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now, in this collection of interconnected short stories, Jennifer Haigh returns to the vividly imagined world of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town rocked by decades of painful transition. From its heyday during two World Wars through its slow decline, Bakerton is a town that refuses to give up gracefully, binding--sometimes cruelly - succeeding generations to the place that made them
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Title
News from heaven
Creator
Summary
Portraying the close-knit community of Bakerton, Pennsylvania through a series of interconnected stories, the author, exploring themes of regret, redemption and acceptance, depicts unforgettable characters from different generations shaped by dreams and plagued by disappointments
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Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2014.
  • PEN New England Award for Fiction, 2014.
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10166309
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A544
LC item number
N49 2013
Literary form
short stories
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True
Target audience
adult
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the Bakerton stories
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Jennifer Haigh
News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh
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News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh
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Contents
  • The
  • bottom of things
  • What remains
  • Desiderata
  • Beast and bird
  • Something sweet
  • Broken star
  • A
  • place in the sun
  • To the stars
  • Thrift
  • Favorite son
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780060889647
Note
cat49
System control number
  • ocn805051309
  • (OCoLC)805051309
  • 1087708

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
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