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The Resource Eleven days, Lea Carpenter, (electronic resource.)

Eleven days, Lea Carpenter, (electronic resource.)

Label
Eleven days
Title
Eleven days
Statement of responsibility
Lea Carpenter
Title variation
11 days
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A stunning debut novel--unexpected, tautly written, suspenseful--that touches on some of the most profound questions we have about war as it tells us a haunting story of a single mother, and her Navy SEAL son.It begins in May 2011: Sara's son Jason has been missing for nine days in the aftermath of a SEAL mission. Out of devotion to him, Sara--smart, modest, tough-minded--has made herself knowledgeable about things military, and, as a freelance editor, she frequently works for Washington policy makers and wonks. But she knows nothing more about her son's disappearance than the press corps camped out in her driveway. In a series of flashbacks we learn about Jason's absentee father: a man who claimed to have been a writer but who died, according to "insiders," helping to make the country safer. Through letters Jason wrote his mother while training, we see him becoming a strong, compassionate leader. But his fate will be determined by events that fall outside the..
Summary
When her beloved Navy SEAL son goes missing during a mission in 2011, single mother and freelance editor Sara unsuccessfully taps her Washington policymaker contacts for information, looks back on her relationship with her absent husband and traces her son's emerging leadership as documented in letters back home
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10181713
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carpenter, Lea
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Eleven days, Lea Carpenter, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8C34832D-8A48-43B4-A9E7-350A6FFB4002
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307960719
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8C34832D-8A48-43B4-A9E7-350A6FFB4002
Label
Eleven days, Lea Carpenter, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8C34832D-8A48-43B4-A9E7-350A6FFB4002
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307960719
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8C34832D-8A48-43B4-A9E7-350A6FFB4002

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