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The Resource Kehua!, Fay Weldon

Kehua!, Fay Weldon

Label
Kehua!
Title
Kehua!
Statement of responsibility
Fay Weldon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Your writer, in conjuring this tale of murder, adultery, incest, ghosts, redemption and remorse, takes you first to a daffodil-filled garden in Highgate, North London, where, just outside the kitchen window, something startling shimmers on the very edges of perception. Fluttering and chattering, these are our kehua - a whole multiplying flock of Maori spirits (all will be explained) goaded into wakefulness by the conversation within. Scarlet - a long-legged, skinny young woman of the new world order - has announced to Beverley - her aged grandmother - that she intends to leave home and husband for the glamorous actor, Jackson Wright - he of the vampire films. Beverley may be well on her way to her ninth decade, but she's not beyond using this intelligence to stir up a little trouble. Quite how they became attached to a three-year-old white girl is the origin of your writer's tale. Suffice to say that murder is at the root of it all, that Beverley and her female bloodline carry a weighty spiritual burden and that this is the story of how they learn to live with their ghosts, or maybe how their ghosts learn to live with them."--
Assigning source
provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weldon, Fay
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6073.E374
LC item number
K44 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spirits
  • New Zealanders
  • Muswell Hill (London, England)
Label
Kehua!, Fay Weldon
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
21 cm.
Extent
316 p.
Isbn
9781609451370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn829451624
  • (OCoLC)829451624
Label
Kehua!, Fay Weldon
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
21 cm.
Extent
316 p.
Isbn
9781609451370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn829451624
  • (OCoLC)829451624

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