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The Resource Lookaway, lookaway, by Wilton Barnhardt

Lookaway, lookaway, by Wilton Barnhardt

Label
Lookaway, lookaway
Title
Lookaway, lookaway
Statement of responsibility
by Wilton Barnhardt
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jerene Jarvis Johnston and her husband Duke are exemplars of Charlotte, North Carolina's high society, where old Southern money, and older Southern secrets, meet the new wealth of bankers, boom-era speculators, and carpetbagging social climbers. Steely and implacable, Jerene presides over her family's legacy of paintings at the Mint Museum. Duke, the one-time college golden boy and descendant of a Confederate general, whose promising political career was mysteriously short-circuited, has settled into a comfortable semi-senescence as a Civil War re-enactor. Jerene's brother Gaston is an infamously dissolute bestselling historical novelist who has never managed to begin his long-dreamed-of literary masterpiece, while their sister Dillard is a prisoner of unfortunate life decisions that have made her a near-recluse. The four Johnston children wander perpetually toward scandal and mishap: Annie, the smart but matrimonially reckless real estate maven; Bo, a minister at war with his congregation; Joshua, prone to a series of gay misadventures, and Jerilyn, damaged but dutiful to her expected role as debutante and eventual society bride. Jerene must prove tireless in preserving the family's legacy, Duke's fragile honor, and what's left of the dwindling family fortune. She will stop at nothing to keep what she has, but is it too much to ask for one ounce of cooperation from her heedless family?
Summary
Presiding over her family and its legacy of masterpiece Civil War art, North Carolina society maven Jerene Jarvis Johnston takes increasingly haphazard steps to protect her grown children from their own heedlessness
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Character
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10183764
Cataloging source
DLC
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Barnhardt, Wilton
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
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  • Upper class
  • Dysfunctional families
Target audience
adult
Label
Lookaway, lookaway, by Wilton Barnhardt
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051932478
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
693 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410464989
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013036383
System control number
(OCoLC)871012232
Label
Lookaway, lookaway, by Wilton Barnhardt
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051932478
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
693 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410464989
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013036383
System control number
(OCoLC)871012232

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