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The Resource Abigail, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix

Abigail, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix

Label
Abigail
Title
Abigail
Statement of responsibility
Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • hun
  • eng
Summary
"Abigail, the story of a headstrong teenager growing up during World War II, is the most beloved of Magda Szabó's books in her native Hungary. Gina is the only child of a general, a widower who has long been happy to spoil his bright and willful daughter. Gina is devastated when the general tells her that he must go away on a mission and that he will be sending her to boarding school in the country. She is even more aghast at the grim religious institution to which she soon finds herself consigned. She fights with her fellow students, she rebels against her teachers, finds herself completely ostracized, and runs away. Caught and brought back, there is nothing for Gina to do except entrust her fate to the legendary Abigail, as the classical statue of a woman with an urn that stands on the school's grounds has come to be called. If you're in trouble, it's said, leave a message with Abigail and help will be on the way. And for Gina, who is in much deeper trouble than she could possibly suspect, a life-changing adventure is only beginning." --
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1917-2007
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Szabó, Magda
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from Hungarian
LC call number
PH3351.S592
LC item number
A25 2020
Literary form
fiction
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Rix, L. B.
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Boarding schools
  • Fathers and daughters
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Hungary
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Abigail, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
First published in Hungarian as: Abigél. Móra, 1970
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781681374031
Lccn
2019025320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1105750247
Label
Abigail, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix
Publication
Distribution
Note
First published in Hungarian as: Abigél. Móra, 1970
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781681374031
Lccn
2019025320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1105750247

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