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The bartender's tale, Ivan Doig

Label
The bartender's tale
Title
The bartender's tale
Statement of responsibility
Ivan Doig
Title variation
bartenders tale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tom Harry has a streak of frost in his black pompadour and a bar called the Medicine Lodge, the chief watering hole of the northern Montana town of Gros Ventre. Tom also has a son named Rusty, whose mother deserted them years ago. An odd kind of family, they manage just fine. Until the summer of 1960, when Rusty turns twelve. Change arrives in the person of Proxy, a taxi dancer Tom knew back when, and her beatnik daughter, Francine. (Bestseller)
Member of
Summary
Running a venerable bar in 1960 Montana while raising his twelve-year-old son, single father Tom Harry finds his world upended by the arrival of a woman from his past and her beatnik daughter, who claims Tom as her father
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10129890
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doig, Ivan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.O415
LC item number
B37 2012b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Single fathers
  • Life change events
  • Montana
Target audience
adult
Label
The bartender's tale, Ivan Doig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19924077
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
629 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410454591
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012035854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn808990409
  • (OCoLC)808990409
Label
The bartender's tale, Ivan Doig
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19924077
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
629 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410454591
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012035854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn808990409
  • (OCoLC)808990409

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