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The Resource The book that matters most, Ann Hood

The book that matters most, Ann Hood

Label
The book that matters most
Title
The book that matters most
Statement of responsibility
Ann Hood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group's goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them. Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her childhood--one that helped her through the traumas of the untimely deaths of her sister and mother. Alternating with Ava's story is that of her troubled daughter Maggie, who, living in Paris, descends into a destructive relationship with an older man. Ava's mission to find that book and its enigmatic author takes her on a quest that unravels the secrets of her past and offers her and Maggie the chance to remake their lives"--
Summary
A recently separated woman seeks solace and purpose in a local book group, while her daughter is dealing with her own life-changing problems that just might be resolved with a little literary assistance. The juxtaposition of the idyllic small town and the harsh reality of the seedier side of Paris, the weight of memory and regret, and the power of human connection, along with the engaging characters all work together to create an enthralling read. Readers will be carried away with the hope that these lovely and damaged characters can find their own happy ending. -- Sharon Layburn for LibraryReads
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518929
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.O537
LC item number
B66 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The book that matters most, Ann Hood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20768108
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780393241655
Lccn
2016011041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn921868878
Label
The book that matters most, Ann Hood
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20768108
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780393241655
Lccn
2016011041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn921868878

Library Locations

    • Linton Public LibraryBorrow it
      95 S.E. 1st St., Linton, IN, 47441, US
      39.03273 -87.164954

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