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The Resource Into the valley, Ruth Galm

Into the valley, Ruth Galm

Label
Into the valley
Title
Into the valley
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Galm
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ruth Galm's spare, poetic debut novel, set in the American West of early Joan Didion, traces the drifting path of a young woman caught between generations as she skirts the law and her own oppressive anxiety. Into the Valley opens on the day in July 1967 when B. decides to pass her first counterfeit check and flee San Francisco for the Central Valley. B. is caught between generations. She's unmarried at 30 and doesn't understand the new counterculture youths, but she never fit into her mother's world either (though she liked some of its trappings, the dresses and kid gloves.) B. is beset by a disintegrative anxiety she calls "the carsickness." The only relief comes in handling the illicit checks and endless driving in the valley. As she travels the bare, anonymous landscape, meeting an array of other characters--an alcoholic professor, a bohemian teenage girl, a criminal admirer--B.'s flight becomes that of a woman unraveling, a person lost between who she is and who she cannot yet be"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galm, Ruth
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.A423
LC item number
I58 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Conflict of generations
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Psychological
Label
Into the valley, Ruth Galm
Link
9781616955090.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1613677
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781616955090
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015009876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1613677
  • (Sirsi) 1613677
  • (OCoLC)895117250
Label
Into the valley, Ruth Galm
Link
9781616955090.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1613677
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781616955090
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015009876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1613677
  • (Sirsi) 1613677
  • (OCoLC)895117250

Library Locations

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      14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA, 01982, US
      42.6118166 -70.8797517
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