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The Resource An unfinished life : a novel, Mark Spragg, (electronic resource)

An unfinished life : a novel, Mark Spragg, (electronic resource)

Label
An unfinished life : a novel
Title
An unfinished life
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mark Spragg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the truest and most original new voices in American letters, as Kent Haruf has written, Mark Spragg now tells the story of a complex, prodigal homecoming. Jean Gilkyson is floundering in a trailer house in Iowa with yet another brutal boyfriend when she realizes this kind of life has got to stop, especially for the sake of her daughter, Griff. But the only place they can run to is Ishawooa, Wyoming, where Jean's loved ones are dead and her father in law, the only person who could take them in, wishes that she was too. For a decade, Einar Gilkyson has blamed her for the accident that took his son's life, and he has chosen to go on living himself largely because his oldest friend couldn't otherwise survive. They've been bound together like brothers since the Korean War and now face old age on a faltering ranch, their intimacy even more acute after Mitch was horribly crippled while Einar helplessly watched. Of course, ten year old Griff knows none of this-only that her father is dead and her mother has bad taste in men. But once she encounters this grandfather she'd never heard about, and the black cowboy confined to the bunkhouse, with irrepressible courage and great spunk she attempts to turn grievous loss, wrath, and recrimination to which she's naturally the most vulnerable toward reconciliation and love. Immediately compelling and constantly surprising, rich in character, landscape, and compassion, An Unfinished Life shows a novelist of extraordinary talents in the fullness of his powers
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spragg, Mark
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.P73
LC item number
U54 2004eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Male friendship
  • Pregnant women
  • Single mothers
  • Bear attacks
  • Ranch life
  • Older men
  • Widows
  • Wyoming
Label
An unfinished life : a novel, Mark Spragg, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400043804
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A1DF540E-B765-4789-BDED-FF8211641DAA
System control number
  • 1999890
  • (OCoLC)294961245
  • (OCoLC)ocn294961245
  • 1999890
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
An unfinished life : a novel, Mark Spragg, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400043804
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A1DF540E-B765-4789-BDED-FF8211641DAA
System control number
  • 1999890
  • (OCoLC)294961245
  • (OCoLC)ocn294961245
  • 1999890
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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