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The Resource The guest book, Sarah Blake

The guest book, Sarah Blake

Label
The guest book
Title
The guest book
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Blake
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Miltons are a powerful old New York family - the kind of family that used to run the world. And in 1935, they still do. Kitty and Ogden Milton seem to have it all: an elegant apartment on the Upper East Side, two beautiful little boys, a love everyone envies. When a tragedy befalls them, Ogden comforts Kitty the only way he knows how - they go sailing, picnic on a small island off the coast of Maine, and buy it. For generations the Miltons of Crockett Island revel in a place that is entirely their own. But it's 1959, and the world is changing: Ogden's firm hire a Jewish man, Len Levy, who earns the admiration of not only his boss, but his boss's beautiful young daughter. When Len and his friend visit the island, the Milton's principles and prejudices are challenged like never before. At the dawn of the 21st century, the family money has run dry, and the island is up for sale. Returning for one last visit, Kitty's granddaughter uncovers disturbing evidence about her family's wealth - and realizes she is on the verge of finally understanding the silences that seemed to hover just below the surface of her family all her life
Summary
The bereaved matriarch of a powerful early-20th-century American family makes a fateful decision that reverberates throughout two subsequent generations further impacted by racism, reversed circumstances and disturbing revelations
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10759744
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blake, Sarah
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Social classes
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Wealth
  • Racism
  • Rich people
  • Islands
  • Family secrets
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
The guest book, Sarah Blake
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes discussion questions
  • First published in the United States of America by Flatiron Books 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
000064763014
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
501 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780670920433
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1052872956
Label
The guest book, Sarah Blake
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes discussion questions
  • First published in the United States of America by Flatiron Books 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
000064763014
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
501 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780670920433
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1052872956

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