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The Resource Charming Billy, Alice McDermott

Charming Billy, Alice McDermott

Label
Charming Billy
Title
Charming Billy
Statement of responsibility
Alice McDermott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young woman, cousin to the late Billy Lynch who has just died of alcoholism, traces the story of his lost love, discovering her own father's role in trying to keep Billy from being hurt by the truth about Eva, and contemplating the effect her father's lie had on the rest of the family
Summary
When the late Billy Lynch's relatives and friends gather together to keep his memory alive, stories are woven and memories relived detailing his life in the close Irish-American community and the intricate feelings that resurface
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1998
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005018
Cataloging source
MB
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C355
LC item number
C48 1998
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Charming Billy, Alice McDermott
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Publication
Control code
83672
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
280 p.
Isbn
9780374120801
Lccn
97077089
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38161224
  • (OCoLC)38161224
Label
Charming Billy, Alice McDermott
Link
Publication
Control code
83672
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
280 p.
Isbn
9780374120801
Lccn
97077089
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm38161224
  • (OCoLC)38161224

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