The Resource The Alaskan laundry, Brendan Jones

The Alaskan laundry, Brendan Jones

Label
The Alaskan laundry
Title
The Alaskan laundry
Statement of responsibility
Brendan Jones
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A fresh debut novel about a lost, fierce young woman who finds her way to Alaska and finds herself through the hard work of fishing, as far as the icy Bering Sea Tara Marconi has made her way to "The Rock," a remote island in Alaska governed by the seasons and the demands of the world of commercial fishing. She hasn't felt at home in a long while -- her mother's death left her unmoored and created a seemingly insurmountable rift between her and her father. But in the majestic, mysterious, and tough boundary-lands of Alaska she begins to work her way up the fishing ladder -- from hatchery assistant all the way to King crabber. She learned discipline from years as a young boxer in Philly, but here she learns anew what it means to work, to connect, and -- in buying and fixing up an old tugboat -- how to make a home she knows is her own. A beautiful evocation of a place that can't help but change us and a testament to the unshakable lure of home, The Alaskan Laundry also offers an unforgettable story of one woman's journey from isolation back to the possibility of love."--
  • Tara Marconi has made her way to "The Rock," a remote island in Alaska governed by the seasons and the demands of the world of commercial fishing. Her mother's death left her unmoored and created a seemingly insurmountable rift between her and her father. But in the majestic, mysterious, and tough boundary-lands of Alaska she begins to work her way up the fishing ladder-- from hatchery assistant all the way to King crabber. She learns anew what it means to work, to connect, and how to make a home she knows is her own
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Brendan
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O6177
LC item number
A78 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women fishers
  • Fish trade
  • Self-realization in women
  • Alaska
Label
The Alaskan laundry, Brendan Jones
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780544325265
Lccn
2015046793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913923875
  • 633490
  • (OCoLC)ocn913923875
  • 633490
Label
The Alaskan laundry, Brendan Jones
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780544325265
Lccn
2015046793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913923875
  • 633490
  • (OCoLC)ocn913923875
  • 633490

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