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The Resource The lost mother, Mary McGarry Morris

The lost mother, Mary McGarry Morris

Label
The lost mother
Title
The lost mother
Statement of responsibility
Mary McGarry Morris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abandoned by his beautiful wife, Irene, Henry spends the summer in a tent on the edge of Black Pond with their two young children. Henry, a butcher, often must leave them alone as he travels the country in search of work. A prosperous neighbor begins to woo the children as companion for their strange housebound son. Henry must weigh an unusual proposition, the consequences of which may cost him everything
Summary
The lost mother is the riveting chronicle of the Talcotts, a family in rural Vermont during the Great Depression. Abandoned by his beautiful wife, Irene, Henry and their two young children, Thomas and Margaret, spend that summer in a tent on the edge of Black Pond. Henry, an itinerant butcher, struggles to provide for them, but often must leave them alone as he travels the county in search of work. He has not told the children why their mother left or if she'll return. When Mrs. Phyllis Farley, a prosperous neighbor, begins to woo the children as companions for her strange, housebound son, Henry must weigh an unusual proposition, the consequences of which may cost him everything
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
131020
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Mary McGarry
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motherless families
  • Abandoned children
  • Depressions
  • Vermont
Target audience
adult
Label
The lost mother, Mary McGarry Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5875262
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780670033898
Lccn
2004057170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm56334369
Label
The lost mother, Mary McGarry Morris
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5875262
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780670033898
Lccn
2004057170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm56334369

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