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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 823
Author: Doyle, Roddy
Title: Life without children
Remainder of title: stories
Summary, etc. note: "A brilliantly warm and witty portrait of our pandemic lives, told in ten heartrending short stories, from the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha Love and marriage. Children and family. Death and grief. Life touches everyone the same. But living under lockdown, it changes us alone. In these ten beautifully moving short stories written mostly over the last year, Booker Prize winner Roddy Doyle paints a collective portrait of our strange times. A man abroad wanders the stag-and-hen-strewn streets of Newcastle, as news of the virus at home asks him to question his next move. An exhausted nurse struggles to let go, having lost a much-loved patient in isolation. A middle-aged son, barred from his mother's funeral, wakes to an oncoming hangover of regret. Told with Doyle's signature warmth, wit, and extraordinary eye for the richness that underpins the quiet of our lives, Life Without Children cuts to the heart of how we are all navigating loss, loneliness, and the shifting of history underneath our feet"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780593300572
: (ebook)
: (hardcover)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780593300565
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6054.O95
Edition number: 23/eng/20211123
Classification number: 823/.914
Dates associated with a name: 1958-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Roddy Doyle.
Place of publication: New York ,NY
Name of publisher: Viking
Date of publication: 2021
Projected publication date: 2202
: New York :
: Viking,
: 2022.
Extent: 177 pages
Other physical details: hardcover
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: txt
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: rdacarrier
: online resource
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General note: "First published in hardcover in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Penguin Random House Ltd, London, in 2021."
Formatted contents note: Box Sets -- The Curfew -- Life Without Children -- Gone -- Nurse -- Masks -- The Charger -- The Funeral -- Worms -- The Five Lamps.
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 3/23/22
Purchase price: 25.00
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Subject: COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-
Subject: Families
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Source of term: lcgft
Source of term: lcgft
Genre/form data or focus term: Domestic fiction.
Genre/form data or focus term: Short stories.
Main entry heading: Doyle, Roddy, 1958-
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Viking, 2022
Display text: Print version:
Title: Life without children
Record control number: (DLC) 2021056446
International Standard Book Number: 9780593300565
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: ecip ebook 2021-11-24
: LC online resource
: 2021-11-24

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