The Resource Sweet William : a memoir of Old Horse, John Hawkes

Sweet William : a memoir of Old Horse, John Hawkes

Label
Sweet William : a memoir of Old Horse
Title
Sweet William
Title remainder
a memoir of Old Horse
Statement of responsibility
John Hawkes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Hawkes (author of thirteen previous novels, including The Lime Twig, Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade, Virginie, and The Blood Oranges) is one of American fiction's most honored, irascible - and most unpredictable - talents. Now Hawkes delivers what is destined to become his most popular novel, the autobiography of a wise, witty, unforgettable ... horse. Sweet William is fresh and lively, a completely compelling reading experience, and a truly human, humane tale. In this anthropomorphic odyssey, Hawkes takes us into the rough world of Old Horse from his Dickensian youth (marked by the death of his beloved dam), through his years on the racetrack of life, to his relationship with Master, the man whose kindness transforms his beastly life. Old Horse is a figure whose trek through the world's multitude of shifting circumstances symbolizes all the tests and challenges faced by every beast. Hawkes brings real heart and moments of savage humor to this equine saga
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-1998
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawkes, John
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.A82
LC item number
S94 1993
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horses
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Horses
  • Human-animal relationships
Label
Sweet William : a memoir of Old Horse, John Hawkes
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
23 cm.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9780671740573
Lccn
92040125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27034321
  • (OCoLC)ocm27034321
Label
Sweet William : a memoir of Old Horse, John Hawkes
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
23 cm.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9780671740573
Lccn
92040125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27034321
  • (OCoLC)ocm27034321

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