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Ordinary decent criminals : a novel, Lionel Shriver

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Ordinary decent criminals : a novel
Title
Ordinary decent criminals
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lionel Shriver
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Language
eng
Summary
For ten years, Estrin Lancaster has fled Philadelphia. From the Philippines to Berlin, she's been a traveler without a destination, an expatriate without a motherland. In each of the cities Estrin favors, she manages an apartment, a job, a lover, and she never tarries past the first signs of ennui. Her latest destination is Belfast, in Northern Ireland. After twenty years of ritualized violence, this city too is exhausted--a town where when one more bomb explodes in the city center, old ladies blow the dust off their treacle cakes and count their change. Here the lanky and spiteful Farrell O'Phelan, former purveyor of his own bomb-disposal service, technically Catholic but everyone's aggravation, wrangles through the maze of factions in the North by despising every side. Farrell's affair with the curious Estrin is nonetheless a meeting of two loners; like hers, Farrell's marathoning around the planet has become a running in place. In deadlocked Northern Ireland, it has become harder and harder to believe that anything is happening at all.--
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page [4] of cover
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TLC
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Shriver, Lionel
Dewey number
  • 813./54
  • Fic
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.H742
LC item number
B57 2015
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Americans
  • Women
  • Terrorists
  • Americans
  • Terrorists
  • Women
  • Belfast (Northern Ireland)
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
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Ordinary decent criminals : a novel, Lionel Shriver
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Note
  • "Originally published as 'The bleeding heart' in 1990 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux"--Title page verso
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062390592
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
71A43209-614A-4DF0-BDA6-163E008C4DF5
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000374489
  • 1393315
Label
Ordinary decent criminals : a novel, Lionel Shriver
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published as 'The bleeding heart' in 1990 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux"--Title page verso
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062390592
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
71A43209-614A-4DF0-BDA6-163E008C4DF5
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000374489
  • 1393315

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