skip to content
Bed Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Bed

Author: David Whitehouse
Publisher: [Bath] : Windsor/Paragon, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Mal isn't like the other kids. He makes an impression on everyone he meets. So remarkable is his childhood that his family wait for the incredible things he seems born to do. Then one day he goes to bed, never to get out again. Recounted by Mal's younger brother, Bed is a coming-of-age story like no other. It chronicles the metamorphosis of one extraordinary man, and explores what love, loss and family can do to you  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Whitehouse
ISBN: 9781445871202 1445871203 9781445871219 1445871211
OCLC Number: 759584794
Notes: Standard print ed. originally published: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2011.
Description: 239 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: David Whitehouse.

Abstract:

Mal isn't like the other kids. He makes an impression on everyone he meets. So remarkable is his childhood that his family wait for the incredible things he seems born to do. Then one day he goes to bed, never to get out again. Recounted by Mal's younger brother, Bed is a coming-of-age story like no other. It chronicles the metamorphosis of one extraordinary man, and explores what love, loss and family can do to you in a lifetime. Enchanting, funny, surreal and heartwarming, David Whitehouse's novel presents one of the most thrilling and unique voices to emerge in literary fiction in years.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/759584794> # Bed
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "759584794" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/866883642#Place/bath> ; # Bath
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/866883642#Topic/overweight_men_death> ; # Overweight men--Death
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/839665> ; # Brothers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/866883642#Topic/families> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.92/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/866883642#Topic/brothers> ; # Brothers
    schema:bookEdition "Large print ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:LargePrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/171106242> ; # David Whitehouse
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "Mal isn't like the other kids. He makes an impression on everyone he meets. So remarkable is his childhood that his family wait for the incredible things he seems born to do. Then one day he goes to bed, never to get out again. Recounted by Mal's younger brother, Bed is a coming-of-age story like no other. It chronicles the metamorphosis of one extraordinary man, and explores what love, loss and family can do to you in a lifetime. Enchanting, funny, surreal and heartwarming, David Whitehouse's novel presents one of the most thrilling and unique voices to emerge in literary fiction in years."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/866883642> ;
    schema:genre "Bildungsromans"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Large type books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Bed"@en ;
    schema:productID "759584794" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/759584794#PublicationEvent/bath_windsor_paragon_2012_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/866883642#Agent/windsor_paragon> ; # Windsor/Paragon
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781445871202> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781445871219> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB1C6521> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/759584794> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/866883642#Agent/windsor_paragon> # Windsor/Paragon
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Windsor/Paragon" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/839665> # Brothers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Brothers"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/171106242> # David Whitehouse
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1981" ;
    schema:familyName "Whitehouse" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Whitehouse" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781445871202>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1445871203" ;
    schema:isbn "9781445871202" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781445871219>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1445871211" ;
    schema:isbn "9781445871219" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.