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The Resource The burgess boys : A Novel., Elizabeth Strout, (electronic resource)

The burgess boys : A Novel., Elizabeth Strout, (electronic resource)

Label
The burgess boys : A Novel.
Title
The burgess boys
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes Elizabeth Strout's never-before-published essay about the origins of The Burgess BoysNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington PostNPRGood HousekeepingElizabeth Strout "animates the ordinary with an astonishing force," wrote The New Yorker on the publication of her Pulitzer Prize--winning Olive Kitteridge. The San Francisco Chronicle praised Strout's "magnificent gift for humanizing characters." Now the acclaimed author returns with a stunning novel as powerful and moving as any work in contemporary literature. 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..
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
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strout, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The burgess boys : A Novel., Elizabeth Strout, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=838C8910-7BE7-41F4-B8B6-CAC360B970A0
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
9780812984613
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
838C8910-7BE7-41F4-B8B6-CAC360B970A0
Label
The burgess boys : A Novel., Elizabeth Strout, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=838C8910-7BE7-41F4-B8B6-CAC360B970A0
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
9780812984613
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
838C8910-7BE7-41F4-B8B6-CAC360B970A0

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