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The Resource When the world was young : a novel, Elizabeth Gaffney

When the world was young : a novel, Elizabeth Gaffney

Label
When the world was young : a novel
Title
When the world was young
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Gaffney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents' Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn't like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of Wonder Woman comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit-- especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella. This novel captures postwar Brooklyn through Wally's eyes, opening on V-J day, as she grows up with the rest of America. Reeling from her own unexpected wartime tragedy and navigating an increasingly fraught landscape, Wally is forced to confront painful truths about the world-- its sorrows, its prejudices, its conflicts, its limitations. But Wally also finds hope and strength in the unlikeliest places. A novel about the truths that divide and the love that keeps us together
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaffney, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.A355
LC item number
W54 2013
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • Family secrets
  • Household employees
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Label
When the world was young : a novel, Elizabeth Gaffney
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1555314
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 298 pages
Isbn
9781400064687
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2013015485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1555314
  • (OCoLC)841557820
Label
When the world was young : a novel, Elizabeth Gaffney
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1555314
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 298 pages
Isbn
9781400064687
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2013015485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1555314
  • (OCoLC)841557820

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