The Resource Descent, Tim Johnston

Descent, Tim Johnston

Label
Descent
Title
Descent
Statement of responsibility
Tim Johnston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Descent, the story of a family undone by the disappearance of a daughter who went out for a morning run and didn't come back, marks the adult fiction debut of a remarkable young writer. Stunning in its emotional impact, Descent is a compulsively readable page-turner with a strong literary sensibility. The girl's vanishing--on a sunny, late-summer vacation morning--all the more devastating for its mystery, is the beginning of the family's harrowing journey down increasingly divergent and solitary paths, until all that continues to bind them to each other are the questions they can never bring themselves to ask: At what point does a family stop searching? At what point does a girl stop fighting for her life? In the weeks and months that follow, hope leads to disillusionment, and each of them--father, mother, son--withdraws into emotional isolation, individually assessing the blame and assuming the responsibility for their collective loss. Haunting and unforgettable, Descent is a novel that will grab the reader's heart and mind, and will linger there long after the last page is turned" --
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnston, Tim
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O395
LC item number
D47 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missing persons
  • Abduction
  • Families
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Rocky Mountains Region
Label
Descent, Tim Johnston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited" -- Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781616203047
Lccn
2014024023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)866938509
  • 526611
  • (OCoLC)ocn866938509
  • 526611
Label
Descent, Tim Johnston
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited" -- Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781616203047
Lccn
2014024023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)866938509
  • 526611
  • (OCoLC)ocn866938509
  • 526611

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