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The Resource The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

Label
The sparrow
Title
The sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Mary Doria Russell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Emilio Sandoz, a life-long celibate and Jesuit priest, is part of a crew sent to explore a new planet. Upon arrival they encounter intelligent extraterrestrial life and a small mistake leads to a horrible catastrophe. Emilio, his faith in God utterly destroyed, is the only survivor and he faces a public inquistion when he returns to Earth. Father John Candotti is charge with discovering the truth
Member of
Summary
The sole survivor of a crew sent to explore a new planet, Jesuit priest Emilio Sandoz discovers an alien civilization that raises questions about the very essence of humanity, an encounter that leads Sandoz to a public inquisition and the destruction of his faith
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1996.
  • BSFA Award for Best Novel, 1997.
  • James Tiptree, Jr. Award, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053469
Cataloging source
HCO
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sparrow novels (Mary Doria Russell)
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes reader's guide (a conversation with the author, reading group questions, and topics for discussion)
  • Includes preview of the author's Dreamers of the day
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
20527621
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Ballantine Books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780449912553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes reader's guide (a conversation with the author, reading group questions, and topics for discussion)
  • Includes preview of the author's Dreamers of the day
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
20527621
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Ballantine Books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780449912553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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