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Nora Webster : a novel, Colm Tóibín

Label
Nora Webster : a novel
Title
Nora Webster
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Colm Tóibín
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From one of contemporary literature's bestselling, critically acclaimed and beloved authors, a magnificent new novel set in Ireland, about a fiercely compelling young widow and mother of four, navigating grief and fear, struggling for hope. Set in Wexford, Ireland, Colm Tóibín's superb seventh novel introduces the formidable, memorable and deeply moving Nora Webster. Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into it. Wounded, strong-willed, clinging to secrecy in a tiny community where everyone knows your business, Nora is drowning in her own sorrow and blind to the suffering of her young sons, who have lost their father. Yet she has moments of stunning empathy and kindness, and when she begins to sing again, after decades, she finds solace, engagement, a haven--herself. Nora Webster is a masterpiece in character study by a writer at the zenith of his career, "beautiful and daring" (The New York Times Book Review) and able to "sneak up on readers and capture their imaginations" (USA TODAY). In Nora Webster, Tóibín has created a character as iconic, engaging and memorable as Madame Bovary or Hedda Gabler"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tóibín, Colm
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6070.O455
LC item number
N67 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Mothers and sons
  • Self-realization in women
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • Wexford (Ireland)
Label
Nora Webster : a novel, Colm Tóibín
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781439138335
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014008519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)873006253
  • (OCoLC)ocn873006253
Label
Nora Webster : a novel, Colm Tóibín
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781439138335
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014008519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)873006253
  • (OCoLC)ocn873006253

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