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The Resource Mr. Darwin's shooter, Roger McDonald

Mr. Darwin's shooter, Roger McDonald

Label
Mr. Darwin's shooter
Title
Mr. Darwin's shooter
Statement of responsibility
Roger McDonald
Title variation
Mr. Darwins shooter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the manservant who shot the animals which Darwin used for his theory of evolution. A religious man, Syms Covington feels guilty for his role in undermining man's faith in creation. By the author of Slipstream
Summary
Chronicles the life of Syms Covington, who becomes Charles Darwin's shooter and collector of specimens, from his early maritime adventures to his later years as he awaits his copy of "The Origin of Species" and ponders his part in altering the way the world thinks
Award
  • Adelaide Festival Award for Fiction (South Australia), 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, 1999.
  • South Australian Premier's Award for Literature, 2000.
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005022
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Mr. Darwin's shooter, Roger McDonald
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
Contents
  • Prologue: On a Dish of Milk Well-Crumbed
  • On an Art of Bumpology
  • On a Thousand Gallons of Blood
  • On Some Useless Afghans
  • On an Ark of Creation
  • On a Journey South
  • Epilogue: On an Origin of Species
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780871137333
Lccn
98036819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39627561
  • (OCoLC)39627561
  • 46035
  • 498349
  • 498349
Label
Mr. Darwin's shooter, Roger McDonald
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
Contents
  • Prologue: On a Dish of Milk Well-Crumbed
  • On an Art of Bumpology
  • On a Thousand Gallons of Blood
  • On Some Useless Afghans
  • On an Ark of Creation
  • On a Journey South
  • Epilogue: On an Origin of Species
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780871137333
Lccn
98036819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39627561
  • (OCoLC)39627561
  • 46035
  • 498349
  • 498349

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