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The Resource Family skeleton, Carmel Bird

Family skeleton, Carmel Bird

Label
Family skeleton
Title
Family skeleton
Statement of responsibility
Carmel Bird
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From inside her Toorak mansion, Margaret, matriarch, widow of Edmund Rice O'Day of O'Day Funerals, secretly surveys her family in the garden. Everyone, including Margaret herself, is oblivious to the secrets that threaten to be uncovered by a visiting American relative who is determined to excavate the O'Day's family history. How far will Margaret go in order to bury the truth? Family Skeleton examines the dark heart of a family that has for generations been engaged in dark business. You can't dig a grave without disturbing the smooth surface of the ground. Deftly woven with elegant wit and with compassion, this dark comedy is about what you might unearth if you dig deep enough
Summary
From inside her Toorak mansion, Margaret, matriarch, widow of Edmund Rice O'Day of O'Day Funerals, secretly surveys her family in the garden. Everyone, including Margaret herself, is oblivious to the secrets that threaten to be uncovered by a visiting American relative who is determined to excavate the O'Day's family history. How far will Margaret go in order to bury the truth? Family Skeleton examines the dark heart of a family that has for generations been engaged in dark business. You can't dig a grave without disturbing the smooth surface of the ground. Deftly woven with elegant wit and with compassion, this dark comedy is about what you might unearth if you dig deep enough
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10571701
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bird, Carmel
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Toorak (Vic.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Family skeleton, Carmel Bird
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Incorrect barcode on the back cover with ISBN: 9781742587554
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057623870
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 227 pages
Isbn
9781742588902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952179473
Label
Family skeleton, Carmel Bird
Publication
Copyright
Note
Incorrect barcode on the back cover with ISBN: 9781742587554
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057623870
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 227 pages
Isbn
9781742588902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952179473

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