The Resource Wyoming, Barry Gifford

Wyoming, Barry Gifford

Label
Wyoming
Title
Wyoming
Statement of responsibility
Barry Gifford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A subtle, impeccably rendered new novel from one of America's most distinctive writers. A woman and her young son are traveling together by car through the southern and midwestern United States in the mid-to-late 1950s. As the mother drives, she and the boy, Roy, talk about their lives, their disappointments, and their dreams. Wyoming exists as a state of mind rather than an actual place, a place neither the boy nor his mother have ever been, an idyll where the two of them can live an untroubled life. Told entirely in dialogue, the story of Roy and his mother traverses both real and imaginary states of being, on a tour through an uncertain but hopeful landscape of longing and myth. As Roy's mother tells him, Everybody needs Wyoming. Combining a spare and elegant style with profound and clear-eyed feeling, Wyoming is the most sensitive and touching work of Barry Gifford's brilliant career
Cataloging source
VALIL
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1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gifford, Barry
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.I283
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Automobile travel
  • Separation (Psychology)
  • Mothers and sons
  • Runaway wives
  • Boys
  • FICTION
  • Automobile travel
  • Boys
  • Mothers and sons
  • Runaway wives
  • Separation (Psychology)
Label
Wyoming, Barry Gifford
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn828936841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611456134
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22896CD8-26AB-48C3-826D-33732FF45F64
System control number
(OCoLC)828936841
Label
Wyoming, Barry Gifford
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn828936841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611456134
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22896CD8-26AB-48C3-826D-33732FF45F64
System control number
(OCoLC)828936841

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