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The Resource Bad dreams and other stories, Tessa Hadley., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Bad dreams and other stories, Tessa Hadley., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Label
Bad dreams and other stories
Title
Bad dreams and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Tessa Hadley.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The award-winning author of The Past once again 'crystallizes the atmosphere of ordinary life in prose somehow miraculous and natural' (Washington Post), in a collection of stories that elevate the mundane into the exceptional. The author of six critically acclaimed novels, Tessa Hadley has proven herself to be the champion of revealing the hidden depths in the deceptively simple. In these short stories it's the ordinary things that turn out to be most extraordinary: the history of a length of fabric or a forgotten jacket. Two sisters quarrel over an inheritance and a new baby; a child awake in the night explores the familiar rooms of her home, made strange by the darkness; a housekeeper caring for a helpless old man uncovers secrets from his past. The first steps into a turning point and a new life are made so easily and carelessly: each of these stories illuminate crucial moments of transition, often imperceptible to the protagonists. A girl accepts a lift in a car with some older boys; a young woman reads the diaries she discovers while house-sitting. Small acts have large consequences, some that can reverberate across decades; private fantasies can affect other people, for better and worse. The real things that happen to people, the accidents that befall them, are every bit as mysterious as their longings and their dreams"--Page 4 of cover
  • A collection of stories explores a theme of the exceptional nature of seemingly mundane things, depicting such characters as sisters who quarrel over an inheritance and new baby, a child who explores her home in the middle of the night, and a housekeeper who uncovers an elderly charge's secrets
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Hadley, Tessa
Dewey number
  • 823/.92
  • 823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hadley, Tessa
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  • Manners and customs
  • England
  • England
Label
Bad dreams and other stories, Tessa Hadley., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An abduction -- The stain -- Deeds not words -- One Saturday morning -- Experience -- Bad dreams -- Flight -- Under the sign of the Moon -- Her share of sorrow -- Silk brocade
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062476685
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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0019362355
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987436643
Label
Bad dreams and other stories, Tessa Hadley., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An abduction -- The stain -- Deeds not words -- One Saturday morning -- Experience -- Bad dreams -- Flight -- Under the sign of the Moon -- Her share of sorrow -- Silk brocade
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062476685
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0019362355
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)987436643

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