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The Resource The adventures of John Carson in several quarters of the world : a novel of Robert Louis Stevenson, Brian Doyle

The adventures of John Carson in several quarters of the world : a novel of Robert Louis Stevenson, Brian Doyle

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The adventures of John Carson in several quarters of the world : a novel of Robert Louis Stevenson
Title
The adventures of John Carson in several quarters of the world
Title remainder
a novel of Robert Louis Stevenson
Statement of responsibility
Brian Doyle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The young Robert Louis Stevenson, living in a boarding house in San Francisco while waiting for his beloved's divorce from her feckless husband, dreamed of writing a soaring novel about his landlady's adventurous and globe-trotting husband--but he never got around to it. And very soon thereafter he was married, headed home to Scotland, and on his way to becoming the most famous novelist in the world, after writing such classics as Treasure Island, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Kidnapped. But now Brian Doyle brings Stevenson's untold tale to life, braiding the adventures of seaman John Carson with those of a young Stevenson, wandering the streets of San Francisco, gathering material for his fiction, and yearning for his beloved across the bay. An adventure tale, an elegy to one of the greatest writers of our language, a time-traveling plunge into The City by the Bay during its own energetic youth, The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World is entertaining, poignant, and sensual"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.O9547
LC item number
A63 2017
Literary form
fiction
Label
The adventures of John Carson in several quarters of the world : a novel of Robert Louis Stevenson, Brian Doyle
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781250100535
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2016043274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962171786
  • (OCoLC)ocn962171786
Label
The adventures of John Carson in several quarters of the world : a novel of Robert Louis Stevenson, Brian Doyle
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781250100535
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2016043274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962171786
  • (OCoLC)ocn962171786

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