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The Resource Never coming back, by Alison McGhee

Never coming back, by Alison McGhee

Label
Never coming back
Title
Never coming back
Statement of responsibility
by Alison McGhee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Clara Winter left her rural Adirondack Mountain town for college, she never looked back. Her mother, Tamar, a fiercely independent but loving woman who raised Clara on her own, all but pushed her out the door, forcing Clara to build a new life for herself, far from her roots, far from her high school boyfriend, far from the life she has always known. Now more than a decade has passed, and Clara, a successful writer, has been summoned home. Tamar has become increasingly forgetful and can no longer live on her own. But just as her mother's memory is beginning to slip away, Clara's questions are building. Why was Tamar so insistent that Clara leave home all those years ago? Just what secrets was she hiding? If Clara, too, carries inside her the gene for early-onset Alzheimer's, what does that mean for her own future? With great tenderness and humanity, Alison McGhee tells the story of a young woman finding her way in life, determined to know her mother--and by extension herself--before it's too late"--Provided by publisher
Summary
Called back home to care for her mother, who is slowly slipping into early-onset Alzheimer’s, successful writer Clara Winter is determined to know the woman who sent her away all those years ago, while trying to figure out what the future has in store for her since she also carries the gene for the disease
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10600155
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C36378
LC item number
N49 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Target audience
adult
Label
Never coming back, by Alison McGhee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1004981594
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
443 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432846497
Lccn
2017045288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004981594
  • (Sirsi) a2024456
Label
Never coming back, by Alison McGhee
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1004981594
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
443 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432846497
Lccn
2017045288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004981594
  • (Sirsi) a2024456

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