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The Resource Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone

Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone

Label
Above us only sky : a novel
Title
Above us only sky
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michele Young-Stone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "[A] magical novel about a family of women separated by oceans, generations, and war, but connected by something much greater--the gift of wings" --
  • " On March 29, 1973, Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, her wings were surgically removed, leaving only the ghost of them behind. At fifteen years old, confused and unmoored, Prudence meets her long-estranged Lithuanian grandfather and discovers a miraculous lineage beating and pulsing with past Lithuanian bird-women, storytellers with wings dragging the dirt, survivors perched on radio towers, lovers lit up like fireworks, and heroes disguised as everyday men and women. Prudence sets forth on a quest to discover her ancestors, to grapple with wings that only one other person can see, and ultimately, to find out where she belongs. Above Us Only Sky spans the 1863 January Uprising against Russian Tsarist rule in Eastern Europe to the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Lithuania gaining its independence in 1991. It is a story of mutual understanding between the old and young; it is a love story; a story of survival, and most importantly a story about where we belong in the world" --
Assigning source
  • provided by publisher
  • provided by publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young-Stone, Michele
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3625.O975
LC item number
A64 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Wings (Anatomy)
  • Families
  • Domestic fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
Label
Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn883147388
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
237 pages ;
Isbn
9781451657678
Lccn
2014016006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, genealogical chart
Label
Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone
Publication
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
ocn883147388
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
237 pages ;
Isbn
9781451657678
Lccn
2014016006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, genealogical chart

Library Locations

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      1095 Sixth Avenue, Marion, IA, 52302, US
      42.032284 -91.59893
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