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The Resource The golden age, Joan London

The golden age, Joan London

Label
The golden age
Title
The golden age
Statement of responsibility
Joan London
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • He felt like a pirate landing on an island of little maimed animals. A great wave had swept them up and dumped them here. All of them, like him, stranded, wanting to go home. Perth, 1954
  • Escaping the perils of World War II Hungary for Australia, Frank is diagnosed with polio and sent to a children's hospital where he falls in love with a fellow patient while their families struggle to adjust to life in a new culture
Summary
Escaping the perils of World War II to the safety of Australia, 13-year-old Jewish Hungarian Frank is diagnosed with polio and sent to a sprawling children's hospital, where he falls in love with incandescent fellow patient Elsa while their families back home struggle to adjust to life in a new culture
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Storyline
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Award
  • Nita B. Kibble Literary Award, 2015.
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, People's Choice Award for Fiction, 2015.
  • Queensland Literary Awards, Fiction Book Award, 2015.
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Fiction, 2015.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Fiction category, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10430086
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
London, Joan
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Hospitals, Convalescent
  • Western Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The golden age, Joan London
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20768107
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781609453329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn956384112
Label
The golden age, Joan London
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20768107
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781609453329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn956384112

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