The Resource The lion seeker : a novel, Kenneth Bonert

The lion seeker : a novel, Kenneth Bonert

Label
The lion seeker : a novel
Title
The lion seeker
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Bonert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Are you a stupid or a clever? Such is the refrain in Isaac Helger's mind as he makes his way from redheaded hooligan to searching adolescent to striving young man on the make. His mother's question haunts every choice. Are you a stupid or a clever? Will you find a way to lift your family out of Johannesburg's poor inner city, to buy a house in the suburbs, to bring your aunts and cousins from Lithuania? Isaac's mother is a strong woman and a scarred woman ; her maimed face taunts him with a past no one will discuss. As World War II approaches, then falls upon them, they hurtle toward a catastrophic reckoning. Isaac must make decisions that, at first, only seem to be life-or-death, then actually are
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Canadian Jewish Book Award, 2014.
  • Edward Lewis Wallant Award, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10176670
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bonert, Kenneth
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Questions and answers
  • Survival
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Conduct of life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • South Africa
  • Lithuania
Target audience
adult
Label
The lion seeker : a novel, Kenneth Bonert
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
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
564 pages
Isbn
9780547898049
Lccn
2013019330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The lion seeker : a novel, Kenneth Bonert
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
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
564 pages
Isbn
9780547898049
Lccn
2013019330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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