Thirty girls
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2014.
Status:
Central Adult Fiction
F MINOT
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Last Check-In
Central Adult Fiction
F MINOT
Available
Apr 8, 2017
Description
The long-awaited novel from the best-selling, award-winning author of Evening is a literary tour de force set in war-torn Africa.Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a voice to children like Esther and to find her center after a series of failed relationships. In unflinching prose, Minot interweaves their stories, giving us razor-sharp portraits of two extraordinary young women confronting displacement, heartbreak, and the struggle to wrest meaning from events that test them both in unimaginable ways.With mesmerizing emotional intensity and stunning evocations of Africa's beauty and its horror, Minot gives us her most brilliant and ambitious novel yet.
More Details
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
309 pages ; 25.
Street Date:
1402.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307266385 (hardcover), 0307266389 (hardcover), 9780307279316 (pbk.), 0307279316 (pbk.)

Notes

General Note
"THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK."
Description
"Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a voice to children like Esther and to find her center after a series of failed relationships. In unflinching prose, Minot interweaves their stories, giving us razor-sharp portraits of two extraordinary young women confronting displacement, heartbreak, and the struggle to wrest meaning from events that test them both in unimaginable ways" --,from publisher's web site.
Also in This Series
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Minot, S. (2014). Thirty girls. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Minot, Susan. 2014. Thirty Girls. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Minot, Susan, Thirty Girls. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Minot, Susan. Thirty Girls. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
a6fa425a-5e14-9263-0ef7-6547f91baf52
Go To GroupedWork
Last File Modification TimeOct 03, 2018 04:52:49 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeSep 20, 2019 04:48:23 AM

MARC Record

LEADER03307cam a2200565 i 4500
001ocn838196825
003OCoLC
00520140210141921.0
008130409s2014    nyu           000 1 eng  
010 |a  2013009708
020 |a 9780307266385 (hardcover)|q cm
020 |a 0307266389 (hardcover)
020 |a 9780307279316 (pbk.)
020 |a 0307279316 (pbk.)
035 |a (OCoLC)838196825
040 |a DLC|b eng|e rda|c DLC|d OCLCO|d BDX|d YDXCP|d BTCTA|d OCLCQ|d OCLCF|d IEP|d WIM|d UtOrBLW
042 |a pcc
043 |a f------
08200|a 813/.54|2 23
092 |a F MINOT
1001 |a Minot, Susan.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85160561.
24510|a Thirty girls /|c by Susan Minot.
250 |a First edition.
263 |a 1402.
264 1|a New York :|b Alfred A. Knopf,|c ©2014.
300 |a 309 pages ;|c 25.
336 |a text|b txt|2 rdacontent.
337 |a unmediated|b n|2 rdamedia.
338 |a volume|b nc|2 rdacarrier.
500 |a "THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK."
520 |a "Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a voice to children like Esther and to find her center after a series of failed relationships. In unflinching prose, Minot interweaves their stories, giving us razor-sharp portraits of two extraordinary young women confronting displacement, heartbreak, and the struggle to wrest meaning from events that test them both in unimaginable ways" --|c from publisher's web site.
650 0|a Women journalists|z Africa|v Fiction.
650 0|a Abduction|v Fiction.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100456.
650 0|a Young women|x Crimes against|v Fiction.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008114025.
651 0|a Africa|v Fiction.|0 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007101346.
650 7|a Abduction.|2 fast|0 (OCoLC)fst00794321.
650 7|a Women journalists.|2 fast|0 (OCoLC)fst01178072.
650 7|a Young women|x Crimes against.|2 fast|0 (OCoLC)fst01183308.
651 7|a Africa.|2 fast|0 (OCoLC)fst01239509.
655 7|a Fiction.|2 fast|0 (OCoLC)fst01423787.
907 |a .b14449687|b 08-05-18|c 12-20-13
998 |a aaf|a caf|a haf|a saf|a waf|b 08-02-18|c m|d a |e -|f eng|g nyu|h 0
903 |a OCLC Holdings Updated 20140224.
905 |a MARS
994 |a Z0|b VIA
989 |g 1|i 202070050798|j 0|k  - - |l aaf |o n|p $26.95|q -|r -|s w |t 1|e  - - |d 02-27-2016 14:46|h 02-06-2016 14:54|u 19|v 5|w 0|x 0|y .i18896807|z 02-07-14
989 |g 1|i 202070050835|j 0|k  - - |l caf |o -|p $26.95|q -|r -|s - |t 1|e  - - |d 04-08-2017 14:33|h 02-26-2017 15:53|u 19|v 10|w 0|x 0|y .i18896819|z 02-07-14
989 |g 1|i 202070050873|j 0|k  - - |l haf |o n|p $26.95|q -|r -|s w |t 1|e  - - |d 10-17-2016 16:50|h 10-03-2016 16:50|u 12|v 4|w 0|x 0|y .i18896820|z 02-07-14
989 |g 1|i 202070050910|j 0|k  - - |l saf |o n|p $26.95|q -|r -|s w |t 1|e  - - |d 10-03-2015 10:13|h 09-25-2015 13:49|u 19|v 6|w 0|x 0|y .i18896832|z 02-07-14
989 |g 1|i 202070050958|j 0|k  - - |l waf |o n|p $26.95|q -|r -|s w |t 1|e  - - |d 07-26-2015 16:01|h 06-18-2015 19:48|u 16|v 4|w 0|x 0|y .i18896844|z 02-07-14