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The Resource Ironweed, by William Kennedy

Ironweed, by William Kennedy

Label
Ironweed
Title
Ironweed
Statement of responsibility
by William Kennedy
Title variation
Iron weed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's winter, 1938 in Albany, New York. The soup kitchens and flophouses are overflowing with homeless street people seeking food and refuge from the unforgiving cold. Francis Phelan wanders the streets, back in his hometown after 22 years, an aimless vagabond ready to confront the family he abandoned long ago. While sharing his whiskey with longtime "pal" Helen, Francis reveals the dark secrets of his past, the painful memories from which he once tried to escape
Member of
Summary
In the sequel to <I>Billy Phelan's Greatest Game</I>, Francis Phelan, an old hobo, comes home to Albany, New York, during the Depression
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1983.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1984.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, 1984
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
037837
Cataloging source
NON
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.E428
LC item number
I7 1984
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Albany cycle
Series volume
0003
Target audience
adult
Label
Ironweed, by William Kennedy
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
Control code
20657565
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780140070200
Lccn
83013470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11204716
  • (OCoLC)11204716
Label
Ironweed, by William Kennedy
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
Control code
20657565
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780140070200
Lccn
83013470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm11204716
  • (OCoLC)11204716

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