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The Resource The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout

The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout

Label
The Burgess boys : a novel
Title
The Burgess boys
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. Jim, a sleek, successful corporate lawyer, has belittled his bighearted brother their whole lives, and Bob, a Legal Aid attorney who idolizes Jim, has always taken it in stride. But their long-standing dynamic is upended when their sister, Susan -- the Burgess sibling who stayed behind -- urgently calls them home. Her lonely teenage son, Zach, has gotten himself into a world of trouble, and Susan desperately needs their help. And so the Burgess brothers return to the landscape of their childhood, where the long-buried tensions that have shaped and shadowed their relationship begin to surface in unexpected ways that will change them forever
Summary
Catalyzed by a nephew's thoughtless prank, a pair of brothers confront painful psychological issues surrounding the freak accident that killed their father when they were boys, a loss linked to a heartbreaking deception that shaped their personal and professional lives
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10169415
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strout, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T736
LC item number
B87 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Maine
  • Brothers
  • Maine
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Random House ... in 2013"--Title page verso
  • Includes reader's guide with an essay by the author and questions for discussion
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780812979510
Lccn
2013362349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)865564947
Label
The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Random House ... in 2013"--Title page verso
  • Includes reader's guide with an essay by the author and questions for discussion
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House Trade paperback edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780812979510
Lccn
2013362349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)865564947

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