The Resource Last bus to wisdom, Ivan Doig

Last bus to wisdom, Ivan Doig

Label
Last bus to wisdom
Title
Last bus to wisdom
Statement of responsibility
Ivan Doig
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Doig's beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old's imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Aunt Kate-bossy, opinionated, argumentative, and tyrannical--is nothing like her sister. She henpecks her good-natured husband, Herman the German (as Donal discovers him to be), and Donal can't seem to get on her good side either. After one contretemps too many, Kate decides to pack him back to the authorities in Montana on the next Greyhound. But to Donal's surprise, he's not traveling solo: Herman the German has decided to fly the coop with him
Summary
Rejected by his domineering great aunt during the summer of 1951, imaginative eleven-year-old Donal travels back to his ailing grandmother's home accompanied by his German great uncle while experiencing haphazard adventures along the way
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435892
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doig, Ivan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1160L
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1160
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boys
  • Uncles
  • Travelers
Target audience
adult
Label
Last bus to wisdom, Ivan Doig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
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
453 pages
Isbn
9781594632020
Lccn
2015014721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Last bus to wisdom, Ivan Doig
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
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
453 pages
Isbn
9781594632020
Lccn
2015014721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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