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The Resource The blessings, Elise Juska, (electronic resource.)

The blessings, Elise Juska, (electronic resource.)

Label
The blessings
Title
The blessings
Statement of responsibility
Elise Juska
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Bursting with wise observations."-J. Courtney Sullivan, author of The Engagements and Maine"Gleams like a jewel."-The Philadelphia Inquirer"Stunning. . . Unique and unforgettable."-GlamourHailed by Stewart O'Nan as "deft and tender" and as one of the best books of 2014 by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Elise Juska's THE BLESSINGS is an extraordinary novel about an ordinary family. The Blessings rally around one another in times of celebration and those of sorrow, coming together for departures and arrivals, while its members harbor private struggles and moments of personal joy. College student Abby ponders homesickness in her first semester away from her Philadelphia home, while her cousin Stephen commits a petty act of violence that takes a surprising turn, and their aunt Lauren faces a crisis in her storybook marriage she could never have..
Summary
After losing her husband, John, Lauren Blessing and her two young children come to rely heavily on her husband's large, close-knit, Irish-Catholic family amidst all their moods, triumphs and trials
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10232956
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Juska, Elise
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The blessings, Elise Juska, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=37135057-58A6-4BE7-8642-6B5FEC22B11B
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
9781455552054
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
37135057-58A6-4BE7-8642-6B5FEC22B11B
Label
The blessings, Elise Juska, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=37135057-58A6-4BE7-8642-6B5FEC22B11B
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
9781455552054
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
37135057-58A6-4BE7-8642-6B5FEC22B11B

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