The Resource Little nothing, Marisa Silver

Little nothing, Marisa Silver

Label
Little nothing
Title
Little nothing
Statement of responsibility
Marisa Silver
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In an unnamed country at the beginning of the last century, a child called Pavla is born to peasant parents. Her arrival, fervently anticipated and conceived in part by gypsy tonics and archaic prescriptions, stuns her parents and brings outrage and scorn from her community. Pavla has been born a dwarf, beautiful in face, but as the years pass, she grows no farther than the edge of her crib. When her parents turn to the treatments of a local charlatan, his terrifying cure opens the floodgates of persecution for Pavla. Part allegory about the shifting nature of being, part subversive fairy tale of love in all its uncanny guises, Little Nothing unfolds across a lifetime of unimaginable, magical transformation in and out of human form, as an outcast girl becomes a hunted woman whose ultimate survival depends on the most startling transfiguration of them all.
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524472
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Marisa
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.I55
LC item number
L58 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children with disabilities
  • Abnormalities, Human
Target audience
adult
Label
Little nothing, Marisa Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
336 pages
Isbn
9780399167928
Lccn
2016016447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)948961203
Label
Little nothing, Marisa Silver
Publication
Copyright
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
336 pages
Isbn
9780399167928
Lccn
2016016447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)948961203

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