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The Resource Half a creature from the sea : a life in stories, David Almond ; illustrated by Eleanor Taylor

Half a creature from the sea : a life in stories, David Almond ; illustrated by Eleanor Taylor

Label
Half a creature from the sea : a life in stories
Title
Half a creature from the sea
Title remainder
a life in stories
Statement of responsibility
David Almond ; illustrated by Eleanor Taylor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of dark, powerful and moving short stories from master storyteller David Almond, inspired by his childhood in the north-east of England. It features coming of age stories on the theme of closeness to home, deftly interwoven with illuminating autobiographical pieces on the inspirations behind the fiction
Cataloging source
MvI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, David
Dewey number
FIC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Taylor, Eleanor
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic
  • Teenagers
  • Storytelling
  • Tragedy
  • Childhood
  • Short stories
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Half a creature from the sea : a life in stories, David Almond ; illustrated by Eleanor Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Slog's dad
  • May Malone
  • When God came to Cathleen's garden
  • The missing link
  • Harry Miller's run
  • Half a creature from the sea
  • Joe Quinn's poltergeist
  • Klaus Vogel & the bad lads
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780763678777
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015931431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photograph
Label
Half a creature from the sea : a life in stories, David Almond ; illustrated by Eleanor Taylor
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Slog's dad
  • May Malone
  • When God came to Cathleen's garden
  • The missing link
  • Harry Miller's run
  • Half a creature from the sea
  • Joe Quinn's poltergeist
  • Klaus Vogel & the bad lads
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780763678777
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015931431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photograph

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