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The Resource The flood, Ian Rankin

The flood, Ian Rankin

Label
The flood
Title
The flood
Statement of responsibility
Ian Rankin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Miller had always been an outcast. Burnt in a chemical mix as a young girl, sympathy for her quickly faded when the young man who pushed her in died in a mining accident just two days later. From then on she was regarded with a mixture of suspicion and fascination by her God-fearing community.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Rankin, Ian
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.A57
Literary form
novels
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  • Marginality, Social
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Fife (Scotland)
Summary expansion
The book that began Ian Rankin's phenomenal career.Mary Miller had always been an outcast. Burnt in a chemical mix as a young girl, sympathy for her quickly faded when the young man who pushed her in died in a mining accident just two days later. From then on she was regarded with a mixture of suspicion and fascination by her God-fearing community.Now, years later, she is a single mother, caught up in a faltering affair with a local teacher. Her son, Sandy, has fallen in love with a strange homeless girl. The search for happiness isn't easy. Both mother and son must face a dark secret from their past, in the growing knowledge that their small dramas are being played out against a much larger canvas, glimpsed only in symbols and flickering images - of decay and regrowth, of fire and water - of the flood
Label
The flood, Ian Rankin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Edinburgh: Polygon, 1986
Control code
9780752873091
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 205 p.
Isbn
9780752873091
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The flood, Ian Rankin
Publication
Note
Originally published: Edinburgh: Polygon, 1986
Control code
9780752873091
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 205 p.
Isbn
9780752873091
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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