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The surfacing, Cormac James

Label
The surfacing
Title
The surfacing
Statement of responsibility
Cormac James
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An extraordinary novel, combining a powerful narrative with a considered and poetic use of language. Reading the book, I recalled the dramatic natural landscape of Jack London and the wild untamed seas of William Golding." -JOHN BOYNE, author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and A History of Loneliness "The great topic of Cormac James' The Surfacing is the reach of human possibility. The prose is calm, vivid, hypnotic, and acutely piercing. James is attuned to the psychological moment: this is a book about fatherhood and all its attendant terrors. It's a remarkable achievement." -COLUM McCANN, author of Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic "Cormac James' writing is very assured, with a harsh poetic edge. His evocations of barren landscape, sea weather, pack ice, and frozen skies are powerful and compelling." -ROSE TREMAIN, author of Music & Silence and Merivel: A Man of His Time Far from civilization, on the hunt for Sir John Franklin's recently lost Northwest Passage expedition, Lieutenant Morgan and his crew find themselves trapped in ever-hardening Arctic ice that threatens to break apart their ship. When Morgan realizes that a stowaway will give birth to his child in the frozen wilderness, he finds new clarity and courage to lead his men across a bleak expanse as shifting, stubborn, and treacherous as human nature itself. A harrowing tale of psychological fortitude against impossible odds, The Surfacing is also a beautifully told story of one man's transformative journey toward fatherhood. Cormac James was born in Cork, Ireland, and lives in Montpellier, France, with his wife and son. The Surfacing is his North American debut novel. "--
  • "Seeking Franklin's lost expedition and threatened by crushing Arctic ice, the Impetus lieutenant discovers a stowaway, pregnant with his child"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Cormac
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6060.A4525
LC item number
S87 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Voyages and travels
  • Arctic regions
  • Franklin, John
Label
The surfacing, Cormac James
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 381)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn892164166
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9781934137925
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2014036227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)892164166
Label
The surfacing, Cormac James
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 381)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn892164166
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9781934137925
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2014036227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)892164166

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