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The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood

Label
The blind assassin
Title
The blind assassin
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story within a story in which the memoir of World War II era button heiress Iris Chase alternates with a science fiction romance about a blind killer who falls in love with a mute virgin
Summary
Iris describes the 1945 death of her sister, who drives her car off a bridge, followed, two years later, by the death of her husband, in a story that features a novel-within-a-novel about two unnamed lovers who meet in a dark backstreet room
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Booker Prize, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013456
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Fiction, October 2010
  • Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.), January 2001
  • Library Journal Starred, August 2000
  • Booklist starred, June 2000
  • Pub Weekly, July 2000
  • Kirkus Starred, July 2000
  • Wilson's Fiction
  • Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.)
  • Library Journal Starred
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
B55 2000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
21399038
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
521 p.
Isbn
9780385475723
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99462109
System control number
  • (rplri)12135
  • (IMchF)fol05728026
Label
The blind assassin, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Control code
21399038
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
521 p.
Isbn
9780385475723
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99462109
System control number
  • (rplri)12135
  • (IMchF)fol05728026

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