The Resource A beautiful truth, Colin McAdam

A beautiful truth, Colin McAdam

Label
A beautiful truth
Title
A beautiful truth
Statement of responsibility
Colin McAdam
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful and haunting meditation on human nature told from the dual perspectives of a Vermont family that has adopted a chimp as a surrogate son, and a group of chimpanzees in a Florida research institute. Looee, a chimp raised by a well-meaning and compassionate human couple who cannot conceive a baby of their own, is forever set apart. He's not human, but with his peculiar upbringing he is no longer like other chimps. One tragic night Looee's two natures collide and their unique family is forever changed
Tone
Writing style
Award
Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2013.
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10183831
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McAdam, Colin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Parenthood
  • Chimpanzees
  • Chimpanzees as pets
  • Chimpanzees
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Laboratory animals
  • Vermont
  • Florida
Target audience
adult
Label
A beautiful truth, Colin McAdam
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781616953157
Lccn
2013019856
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A beautiful truth, Colin McAdam
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781616953157
Lccn
2013019856
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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