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The Resource Guests on Earth : a novel, Lee Smith

Guests on Earth : a novel, Lee Smith

Label
Guests on Earth : a novel
Title
Guests on Earth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lee Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, a mental institution known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital's most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses the cascading events leading up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them
Summary
A young orphaned piano prodigy in 1936 is admitted to a North Carolina mental hospital under the care of a celebrated doctor and receives innovative treatment based on exercise, diet and art therapies alongside Zelda Fitzgerald
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10219249
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Lee
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Teenage girls
  • Pianists
  • Psychiatric hospitals
Target audience
adult
Label
Guests on Earth : a novel, Lee Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Shannon Ravenel Book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [335]-337)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20100079
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9781616202538
Lccn
2013019639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration
Label
Guests on Earth : a novel, Lee Smith
Publication
Note
  • "A Shannon Ravenel Book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [335]-337)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20100079
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9781616202538
Lccn
2013019639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration

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