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The Resource The Hamilton case, Michelle de Kretser

The Hamilton case, Michelle de Kretser

Label
The Hamilton case
Title
The Hamilton case
Statement of responsibility
Michelle de Kretser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a murder scandal shakes the upper echelons of a 1930s Ceylon island society, a Ceylonese lawyer's involvement in it makes his name but sets his life on course for disappointment
Summary
His career guided by British culture and his Oxford education, Ceylon lawyer Sam Obeysekere tackles a scandal-ridden murder trial, mistakenly convinced that his reputation will shield him from the social unrest that the case has exposed
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South East Asia and South Pacific: Best Book, 2004.
  • Tasmania Pacific Region Prize for Fiction, 2005.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
123435
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Kretser, Michelle
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Failure (Psychology) ‡vFiction.
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Mothers and sons
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Scandals
  • Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Hamilton case, Michelle de Kretser
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Australia: Knopf. Great Britain: Chatto & Windus, c2003
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
6021992
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Back Bay paperback ed.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780316010818
Lccn
2003060759
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The Hamilton case, Michelle de Kretser
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Australia: Knopf. Great Britain: Chatto & Windus, c2003
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
6021992
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Back Bay paperback ed.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780316010818
Lccn
2003060759
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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