passa ai contenuti
Lighthouse island Anteprima di questo documento
ChiudiAnteprima di questo documento
Verifica in corso…

Lighthouse island

Autore: Paulette Jiles
Pubblicazione: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2013]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Fiction : English : First editionVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Sommario:
In the coming centuries the world's population has exploded. The earth's crowded with cities, animals are nearly all extinct, and drought's so widespread that water is rationed. There are no maps, no borders, no numbered years, and no freedom, except for an elite few. It's a harsh world for an orphan like Nadia Stepan, and she dreams of a green vacation spot called Lighthouse Island, in a place called the Pacific  Per saperne di più…
Voto:

(non ancora votato) 0 con commenti - Diventa il primo.

Soggetti
Altri come questo

Trova una copia in biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Stiamo ricercando le biblioteche che possiedono questo documento…

Dettagli

Genere/formato: Dystopian fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Paulette Jiles
ISBN: 9780062232502 0062232509 9780062293596 0062293591 9780062232519 0062232517
Numero OCLC: 827259983
Note: "A novel"--Jacket.
Descrizione: 392 pages ; 24 cm
Contenuti: On a hot, dry day a four-year old girl named Raisa was taken out into a busy street by her parents and abandoned. As young Raisa is passed among orphanages and foster families, she is renamed Nadia Stepan and learns to don new personas as needed. She also learns to escape into the world of her imagination, a verdant place of freedom and adventure --
things she is able to conjure thanks to the old, neglected books she read as a child. When an opportunity presents itself, she risks her life to escape to Lighthouse Island, where she certain her parents will be found...
Responsabilità: Paulette Jiles.
Maggiori informazioni

Sinossi:

In the coming centuries the world's population has exploded. The earth's crowded with cities, animals are nearly all extinct, and drought's so widespread that water is rationed. There are no maps, no borders, no numbered years, and no freedom, except for an elite few. It's a harsh world for an orphan like Nadia Stepan, and she dreams of a green vacation spot called Lighthouse Island, in a place called the Pacific Northwest.

Commenti

Recensioni editoriali

Sinossi editore

"Jiles's prose is a striking match for the barren landscape of this moody adventure tale." -- <I>Publishers Weekly Per saperne di più…

 
Commenti degli utenti
Recuperando commenti GoodReads…
Stiamo recuperando commenti DOGObooks

Etichette

Diventa il primo.
Conferma questa richiesta

Potresti aver già richiesto questo documento. Seleziona OK se si vuole procedere comunque con questa richiesta.

Linked data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/827259983> # Lighthouse island
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "827259983" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1242543> ; # Pacific Northwest.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1048433> ; # Orphans
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Topic/amerikanisches_englisch> ; # Amerikanisches Englisch
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Topic/orphans> ; # Orphans
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Topic/fiction_general> ; # FICTION--General
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Topic/fiction_literary> ; # FICTION--Literary
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Topic/roman> ; # Roman
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Place/northwest_pacific> ; # Northwest, Pacific
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/85467608> ; # Paulette Jiles
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "In the coming centuries the world's population has exploded. The earth's crowded with cities, animals are nearly all extinct, and drought's so widespread that water is rationed. There are no maps, no borders, no numbered years, and no freedom, except for an elite few. It's a harsh world for an orphan like Nadia Stepan, and she dreams of a green vacation spot called Lighthouse Island, in a place called the Pacific Northwest."@en ;
    schema:description "On a hot, dry day a four-year old girl named Raisa was taken out into a busy street by her parents and abandoned. As young Raisa is passed among orphanages and foster families, she is renamed Nadia Stepan and learns to don new personas as needed. She also learns to escape into the world of her imagination, a verdant place of freedom and adventure -- things she is able to conjure thanks to the old, neglected books she read as a child. When an opportunity presents itself, she risks her life to escape to Lighthouse Island, where she certain her parents will be found..."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1207330483> ;
    schema:genre "Dystopias"@en ;
    schema:genre "Dystopian fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:image <http://www.harpercollins.com/harperimages/isbn/tiff/2/9780062232502.tif> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Lighthouse island"@en ;
    schema:productID "827259983" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062293596> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062232519> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062232502> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB368790> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/827259983> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Place/northwest_pacific> # Northwest, Pacific
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Northwest, Pacific" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Topic/amerikanisches_englisch> # Amerikanisches Englisch
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Amerikanisches Englisch"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1207330483#Topic/fiction_literary> # FICTION--Literary
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "FICTION--Literary"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1048433> # Orphans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Orphans"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1242543> # Pacific Northwest.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Pacific Northwest." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/85467608> # Paulette Jiles
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1943" ;
    schema:familyName "Jiles" ;
    schema:givenName "Paulette" ;
    schema:name "Paulette Jiles" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062232502>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0062232509" ;
    schema:isbn "9780062232502" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062232519>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0062232517" ;
    schema:isbn "9780062232519" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062293596>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0062293591" ;
    schema:isbn "9780062293596" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Chiudi finestra

Per favore entra in WorldCat 

Non hai un account? Puoi facilmente crearne uno gratuito.