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The Resource Alleys : a novel, R.D. Taylor

Alleys : a novel, R.D. Taylor

Label
Alleys : a novel
Title
Alleys
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
R.D. Taylor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First person narrative where the storyteller lets Mother choke to death on a chicken bone, leaves the body at a neighbor's who thinks she is alive upon arrival thinks himself responsible for her death, passing the body onto another neighbor who also thinks she is alive upon arrival and thinks himself is to blame. The body passes hands several times before it is discovered that she has been dead for some time, but the narrator never confesses the incident, instead hiding in the shadows and then running away from home after telling Father that Mother left with the circus. The narrator then becomes a squatter and works several low-end jobs. The narrator tells this story through writing a confession, inside a locked room and with no memory of the circumstances that resulted in being locked away
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.A953
LC item number
A78 1980
Literary form
fiction
Label
Alleys : a novel, R.D. Taylor
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
6943216
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
143 pages
Isbn
9780931604072
Lccn
80065066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Tom Zigal, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-140). Paperbound.
System control number
(OCoLC)6943216
Label
Alleys : a novel, R.D. Taylor
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
6943216
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
143 pages
Isbn
9780931604072
Lccn
80065066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Tom Zigal, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-140). Paperbound.
System control number
(OCoLC)6943216

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