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The Resource The heart's invisible furies, John Boyne, (electronic resource)

The heart's invisible furies, John Boyne, (electronic resource)

Label
The heart's invisible furies
Title
The heart's invisible furies
Statement of responsibility
John Boyne
Title variation
hearts invisible furies
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple who remind him that he is not a real member of their family, Cyril embarks on a journey to find himself and where he came from, discovering his identity, a home, a country, and much more throughout a long lifetime
Summary
In 1945, Cyril Avery was born to an unmarried teenager (the book opens with a dramatic scene in a rural Irish church that sets this up with relish) and adopted by a wealthy if rather eccentric Dublin couple. As readers, we visit Cyril every seven years, as he grows and comes to terms with his homosexuality in a violently repressive Ireland, flees his home country, and falls in love. An absorbing story, this novel offers richly drawn characters, plausibly life-altering choices, and an often humorous writing style. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563298
Cataloging source
YDX
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The heart's invisible furies, John Boyne, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3177255
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Control code
on1001768888
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First US Edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524760809
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
157EE0BC-E694-43B8-8E00-B0DB6566A934
System control number
(OCoLC)1001768888
Label
The heart's invisible furies, John Boyne, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3177255
Publication
Copyright
Control code
on1001768888
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First US Edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524760809
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
157EE0BC-E694-43B8-8E00-B0DB6566A934
System control number
(OCoLC)1001768888

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