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The Resource Like mother, Cassandra Austin

Like mother, Cassandra Austin

Label
Like mother
Title
Like mother
Statement of responsibility
Cassandra Austin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1969 and mankind has leapt up to the moon, but a young mother in small town Australia can't get past the kitchen door. The day is unravelling for Louise Ashland; her husband is away on the road, her mother won't leave her alone, and her baby, Dolores, won't stop screaming. Or wouldn't stop screaming - now she's sweetly sleeping. Or is she? Louise's mother, former beauty queen Gladys, claims to know why Louise is suddenly refusing to admit her into the house, and she recruits a small army, including her much-maligned son-in-law Steven, to try and infiltrate. Meanwhile, Steven's infidelity has led to blackmail and all the clues seem to lead right back to his mother-in-law Gladys, for whom the line between protection and annihilation seems mighty thin. When Steven sends his best friend, a cop, to check on his wife, and Gladys makes a final attempt to "rescue" her, the stage is set for an apocalypse. The silence finally broken on the family secrets, Louise must decide once and for all whether she is or isn't "like Mother."
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10943654
Cataloging source
AU@
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1969-
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Austin, Cassandra
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Secrecy
  • Mothers
  • Missing children
  • Married people
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Women
  • Small cities
  • Families
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
Like mother, Cassandra Austin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Secrets, lies and crying babies - everyone has a breaking point"--Cover
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
000066438847
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 pages
Isbn
9781760895556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1135050936
Label
Like mother, Cassandra Austin
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Secrets, lies and crying babies - everyone has a breaking point"--Cover
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
000066438847
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 294 pages
Isbn
9781760895556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1135050936

Library Locations

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