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The Resource Strange fits of passion, Anita Shreve

Strange fits of passion, Anita Shreve

Label
Strange fits of passion
Title
Strange fits of passion
Statement of responsibility
Anita Shreve
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing her abusive husband, Mary resettles with her infant child in St. Hilaire, Maine, but her new home brings her only fear when a murder, a rape charge, and a suicide shatter the peaceful town
Summary
Julie is from an affluent white family and is always searching for new ideas and adventures. When her car breaks down in a South African city she is immediately drawn to Abdu the mechanic who comes to her aid. He has left his home and family in the north to find work in the new South Africa. As their relationship develops into passionate love, they must both confront the prejudices of their past and the uncertainties of the future
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2001.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa: Best Book, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
065506
Cataloging source
WHE
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.H7385
LC item number
S7 1999
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Strange fits of passion, Anita Shreve
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • "Reading group guide": pages [337]-342
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
2041497
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780156007108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42924783
  • (OCoLC)42924783
Label
Strange fits of passion, Anita Shreve
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • "Reading group guide": pages [337]-342
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
2041497
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780156007108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42924783
  • (OCoLC)42924783

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