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The Resource The last king of Scotland, Giles Foden

The last king of Scotland, Giles Foden

Label
The last king of Scotland
Title
The last king of Scotland
Statement of responsibility
Giles Foden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Scottish doctor who is personal physician to the African dictator, Idi Amin, is seduced by his charm and the perks of office to the point where he ignores the dictator's unspeakable brutality. Now back in Scotland, Dr. Nicholas Garrigan questions his complicity and finds the answer in the corruption of power
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Somerset Maugham Award, 1999.
  • Whitbread Book Award for First Novel, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
027625
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foden, Giles
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.O27
LC item number
L37 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amin, Idi
  • Uganda
Target audience
adult
Label
The last king of Scotland, Giles Foden
Instantiates
Publication
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
14892260
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780375403606
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98036722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC) 98036722
Label
The last king of Scotland, Giles Foden
Publication
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
14892260
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780375403606
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98036722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC) 98036722

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