The Resource A piece of the world : a novel, Christina Baker Kline

A piece of the world : a novel, Christina Baker Kline

Label
A piece of the world : a novel
Title
A piece of the world
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Christina Baker Kline
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her
Title
A piece of the world
Creator
Summary
Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World" would immortalize a young woman. This is the story of Christina and her life. After almost dying as a child of an undiagnosed illness, her legs are twisted, making her stumble as she walks. As she ages, the effects of this illness get much worse leaving her with a shrinking world. This book immerses us in the life on her farm and into the heart of a young woman. A fantastic, and touching story by this author that brings to life the story behind a painting and the life of a young girl who always wanted more than she was given, but accomplished so much despite her handicap. -- Diane Scholl for LibraryReads
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Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
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10545194
Cataloging source
FMG
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.L478
LC item number
P54 2017
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Christina Baker Kline
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A piece of the world : a novel, Christina Baker Kline
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Control code
21067786
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates
Isbn
9780062356260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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Other control number
9780062356260
Other physical details
color illustration
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21067786
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn971612807
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