The Resource The Lauras

The Lauras

Label
The Lauras
Title
The Lauras
Statement of responsibility
Sara Taylor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'A writer of real gravitas and potency.' Ali Smith'An extraordinary journey ... Engrossing, original and eloquent.' Helen Dunmore'Elegiac and beautifully observed.' Observer'Vivid and captivating.' StylistI didn't realise my mother was a person until I was thirteen years old and she pulled me out of bed, put me in the back of her car, and we left home and my dad with no explanations. I thought that Ma was all that she was and all that she had ever wanted to be. I was wrong...As Ma and Alex make their way from Virginia to California, each new state prompts stories and secrets of a life before Alex. Together they put to rest unsettled scores, heal old wounds, and search out lost friends. But Alex can't forget the life they've left behind
Summary
At thirteen years old Alex's mother puts her in the back of her car and the two of them leave home and her father without explanation. During their excursion Alex learns to see her mother as a person and not just her mom.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10556895
Cataloging source
NOV
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1988-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Sara
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The Lauras
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6b11d8f7-71b5-4f1c-95e4-ac382f07ea65
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781473536975
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Lauras
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6b11d8f7-71b5-4f1c-95e4-ac382f07ea65
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781473536975
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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