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The Resource The widower's tale, Julia Glass

The widower's tale, Julia Glass

Label
The widower's tale
Title
The widower's tale
Statement of responsibility
Julia Glass
Title variation
widowers tale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a quirky farmhouse outside Boston, seventy-year-old Percy Darling enjoys a vigorous but solitary life. To help his oldest daughter through a crisis, he allows a progressive preschool to move into his barn. The transformation of his refuge into a lively, youthful community compels him to reexamine the choices he's made since his wife's death three decades ago. He can no longer remain aloof from his neighbours, his two grown daughters, or, to his shock, the precarious joy of falling in love. Meanwhile, Percy's beloved grandson Robert, a premed student at Harvard, joins his visionary roommate in a series of environmental "actions" targeting the well-to-do. Though they begin as pranks, they escalate insidiously, with dire consequences for Robert's family and the people around them
Summary
Enjoying an active but lonely rural life, 70-year-old Percy haplessly allows a progressive preschool to move into his barn and transform his quiet home into a lively, youthful community that compels him to reexamine the choices he made in the decades after his wife's death
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
355866
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glass, Julia
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Preschools
  • Ecoterrorism
  • Family secrets
  • Widows
  • Grandsons
  • New England
Target audience
adult
Label
The widower's tale, Julia Glass
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000045768939
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
679 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602859197
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010026698
System control number
(OCoLC)643325247
Label
The widower's tale, Julia Glass
Publication
Control code
000045768939
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
679 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602859197
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010026698
System control number
(OCoLC)643325247

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