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The Resource Billy bird, Emma Neale

Billy bird, Emma Neale

Label
Billy bird
Title
Billy bird
Statement of responsibility
Emma Neale
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Liam and Iris have one son: Billy, a bright ‘toddler puddling about like a penguin, leaving surrealist art installations all over the house— a tiny cow in a teapot in a hat on the doorstep, of course! A stuffed crocodile in a silk camisole perched beside a woollen chick in a beanie on the bread-bin, why not!’ Just as they are despairing about being able to conceive another child, Jason comes into their family. He arrives under fraught circumstances, but might just make a perfect sibling for Billy. Jason is a ‘ lovely, poor, sad, unfortunate, ordinary, annoying, delightful nuisance of a ratbag of a hoot of a kid ’ and the boys grow close over the ensuing years. But after a terrible accident, Billy turns into a bird. He utterly believes it: and as his behaviour becomes increasingly worrying, Liam and Iris must find a way to stop their family flying apart." --Publisher's description
Awards note
Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, Fiction Shortlist 2017.
Cataloging source
NZ1
Dewey number
NZ823.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
Billy bird, Emma Neale
Label
Billy bird, Emma Neale
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • New Zealand author
  • "Extracts of Billy Bird won the NZSA Peter and Dianne Beatson Fellowship"--Back cover
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn952078339
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
330 pages
Isbn
9780143770053
Isbn Type
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Media category
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Media MARC source
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Media type code
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