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The shell collector : stories  Cover Image Book Book

The shell collector : stories / Anthony Doerr.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781439190050
  • ISBN: 1439190054
  • ISBN: 9780142002964
  • ISBN: 0142002968
  • Physical Description: 219 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Shell collector -- Hunter's wife -- So many chances -- For a long time : this was Griselda's story -- July fourth -- Caretaker -- A tangle by the rapid river -- Mkondo
Summary, etc.:
Anthony Doerr takes readers from the African coast to the suburbs of Ohio, from sideshow pageantry to harsh wilderness survival, charting a vast and varied emotional landscape. Doerr explores the human condition in all its manifestations: metamorphosis, grief, fractured relationships, and slowly mending hearts.
Subject: Short stories, American.
Survival > Fiction.
Metamorphosis > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Ohio > Fiction.
Africa > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library FIC DOE (Text) 38256101837312 Adult Fiction Checked out 05/28/2022

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