The Resource The great alone, Kristin Hannah

The great alone, Kristin Hannah

Label
The great alone
Title
The great alone
Statement of responsibility
Kristin Hannah
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future away from the noise and nightmares that plague him. Having been left a homestead by a buddy who died in the war, Ernt is secure in his beliefs, but never was a family less prepared for the reality of Alaska, the long, cold winters and isolation. Locals want to help out, especially classmate Matthew Walker, who likes everything about Leni. Yet the harsh conditions bring out the worst in Ernt, whose paranoia takes over their lives and exacerbates what Leni sees as the toxic relationship between her parents. The Allbrights are as green as greenhorns can be, and even first love must endure unimaginable hardship and tragedy as the wilderness tries to claim more victims
  • "Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America's last true frontier ... At first Alaska seems to be the answer to their prayers ... But as winter approaches and darkness descends on Alaska, Ernt's fragile mental state deteriorates and the family begins to fracture"--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hannah, Kristin
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.A4763
LC item number
G74 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Ex-prisoners of war
  • Families
  • Alaska
Label
The great alone, Kristin Hannah
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes Reader's Guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
Extent
549 pages
Isbn
9780312577230
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
in901947980
Label
The great alone, Kristin Hannah
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes Reader's Guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
Extent
549 pages
Isbn
9780312577230
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
in901947980

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