The Resource Ice, Louis Nowra

Ice, Louis Nowra

Label
Ice
Title
Ice
Statement of responsibility
Louis Nowra
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ice tells the story of Malcolm McEacharn, the man who brings joy to early Sydney in the form of an iceberg and who later pioneers the first successful refrigerated voyage from Australia to London. He is a brilliant businessman who will later bring electricity to Melbourne, become its Lord Mayor and be one step away from becoming Prime Minister - but he is driven by an obsession that threatens to destroy him and his world. Ice also tells a parallel story, set in contemporary Sydney, of a young biographer who lies in a coma, and her husband's desperate attempts to resurrect her by unearthing the truth about her subject McEacharn. Both stories are redolent with longing, suffused by regret, illuminated by extraordinary imagery, hypnotic language and the spectre of suspended life in the 'mythical country of ice'. From the frozen, desolate Antarctic to bustling Victorian London, from the Yorkshire moors to colonial tropical Cairns, to Imperial Japan and to the gritty streets of modern-day King's Cross, Ice walks the line between life and death, fact and fantasy, grief and madness
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
general
Ice, Louis Nowra
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Ice, Louis Nowra
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
497512
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781741754834
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP497512
  • (AuCNLKIN)000043128990
  • (OCoLC)245532770
  • 12439967
  • (Nz)12439967

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