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The Resource Charming Billy, Alice McDermott

Charming Billy, Alice McDermott

Label
Charming Billy
Title
Charming Billy
Statement of responsibility
Alice McDermott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Billy Lynch's family and friends have gathered at a Bronx bar. They have come to comfort his widow and to eulogize one of the last great romantics, trading tales of his famous humor, immense charm, and unfathomable sorrow. -
Summary
When the late Billy Lynch's relatives and friends gather together to keep his memory alive, stories are woven and memories relived detailing his life in the close Irish-American community and the intricate feelings that resurface
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1998
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
Assigning source
Back cover of book
Awards note
National Book Award Winner 1998.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005018
Cataloging source
NjSoBT
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • FIC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C355
LC item number
C48 1999
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Charming Billy, Alice McDermott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
12139991
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780385333344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(AU)bl 99000207
Label
Charming Billy, Alice McDermott
Publication
Copyright
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
12139991
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780385333344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(AU)bl 99000207

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