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The Resource Black swan green : a novel, David Mitchell

Black swan green : a novel, David Mitchell

Label
Black swan green : a novel
Title
Black swan green
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Mitchell
Title variation
Blackswangreen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's a dank January in the Worcestershire village of Black Swan Green and thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor - covert stammerer and reluctant poet - anticipates a stultifying year in the deadest village on Earth. But Jason hasn't reckoned with a junta of bullies, simmering family discord, the Falklands War, an exotic Belgian emigre, a threatened gypsy invasion and the caprices of those mysterious entities known as girls. Black Swan Green charts thirteen months in the black hole between childhood and adolescence, set against the sunset of an agrarian England still overshadowed by the Cold War. Wry, painful, funny and vibrant with the stuff of life, it is David Mitchell's subtlest and most captivating achievement to date.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2007.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2006.
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141639
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.I785
LC item number
B58 2006
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
Black swan green : a novel, David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Hodder & Stoughton, c2006
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
20973565
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781400063796
Lccn
2005052914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781400063796
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61513194
  • (Sirsi) AAU-3715
Label
Black swan green : a novel, David Mitchell
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Hodder & Stoughton, c2006
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
20973565
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781400063796
Lccn
2005052914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781400063796
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61513194
  • (Sirsi) AAU-3715

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