John Dollar. A Novel

TitleJohn Dollar. A Novel
Year for Search1989
AuthorsWiggins, Marianne (b. 1947)
Date Published1989
PublisherHarper & Row
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author, US author
Annotation

The novel has some resonances with 1954 Golding except with girls rather than boys, with the girls on an isolated after an earthquake destroys the boats they arrived on and kills the adults, except for one man who is badly injured and paralyzed. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Perennial Library, 1990. U. K. ed. London: Secker & Warburg, 1989

Holding Institutions

Can, PSt, PU

Author Note

The female author (b. 1947) was born and raised in the U. S., lived in England for sixteen years, and teaches in the Creative Writing and Literature Program at the University of Southern California.

Full Text

1989 Wiggins, Marianne (b. 1947). John Dollar. A Novel. New York: Harper & Row. Rpt. New York: Perennial Library, 1990. U. K. ed. London: Secker & Warburg, 1989. Can, PSt, PU

The novel has some resonances with 1954 Golding except with girls rather than boys, with the girls on an isolated after an earthquake destroys the boats they arrived on and kills the adults, except for one man who is badly injured and paralyzed. The female author was born and raised in the U. S., lived in England for sixteen years, and teaches in the Creative Writing and Literature Program at the University of Southern California.