The Resource A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler

A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler

Label
A spool of blue thread
Title
A spool of blue thread
Statement of responsibility
Anne Tyler
Creator
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author--now in the fiftieth year of her remarkable career--a brilliantly observed, joyful and wrenching, funny and true new novel that reveals, as only she can, the very nature of a family's life. "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons, their grandchildren, even their faithful old dog--is on the porch, listening contentedly as Abby tells the tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different too: Abby and Red are growing older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them, and the fate of the house so lovingly built by Red's father. Brimming with the luminous insight, humor, and compassion that are Anne Tyler's hallmarks, this capacious novel takes us across three generations of the Whitshanks, their shared stories and long-held secrets, all the unguarded and richly lived moments that combine to define who and what they are as a family."
Awards note
Man Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist, 2015.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler
Label
A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Shortlisted for the 2015 Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction. -'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon...' This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. Everybody on the porch, everybody relaxed, so restful to be sitting here hearing their mother tell the same tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different. Abby and Red are getting older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them and the house so lovingly built, joint after hand-crafted joint, by their grandfather Junior
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15802456
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9781101874271
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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Kotui multi-version record.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO664919
  • (OCoLC)897346174

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