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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.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.M2514
LC item number
M7 1998
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
Mr. Darwin's shooter, Roger McDonald
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
405884
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
365 p.
Isbn
9780871137333
Lccn
98036819
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39627561
  • (OCoLC)39627561
Label
Mr. Darwin's shooter, Roger McDonald
Publication
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
Control code
405884
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
365 p.
Isbn
9780871137333
Lccn
98036819
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39627561
  • (OCoLC)39627561

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