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The Resource A long time gone, Karen White

A long time gone, Karen White

Label
A long time gone
Title
A long time gone
Statement of responsibility
Karen White
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Vivien Walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back, as generations of the women in her family had. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she'd left, that's exactly what happens--Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children. What she hopes to find is solace with "Bootsie," her dear grandmother who raised her, a Walker woman with a knack for making everything all right. But instead she finds that her grandmother has died and that her estranged mother is drifting further away from her memories. Now Vivien is forced into the unexpected role of caretaker, challenging her personal quest to find the girl she herself once was. But for Vivien things change in ways she cannot imagine when a violent storm reveals the remains of a long-dead woman buried near the Walker home, not far from the cypress swamp that is soon to give up its ghosts. Vivien knows there is now only one way to rediscover herself--by uncovering the secrets of her family and breaking the cycle of loss that has haunted her them for generations"--
Summary
Breaking her vow never to return to the Mississippi Delta, Vivien Walker heads home to find her dear grandmother dead and her estranged mother showing signs of senility
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10314114
Cataloging source
DLC
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White, Karen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.H5776
LC item number
L65 2014
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Caregivers
  • Delta (Miss. : Region)
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • Caregivers
  • Family secrets
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
A long time gone, Karen White
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9780451468550
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014000340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)861673553
Label
A long time gone, Karen White
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9780451468550
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014000340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)861673553

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