The Resource Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock

Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock

Label
Alice & Oliver : a novel
Title
Alice & Oliver
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Charles Bock
Title variation
Alice and Oliver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alice Culvert is a force: passionate, independent, smart, and gorgeous, she--to her delight--attracts attention wherever she goes, even amid the buzz of mid-90s New York. In knee-high boots, with her newborn daughter, Doe, strapped to her chest, Alice is one of those people who just seem so vividly alive, which makes her cancer diagnosis feel almost incongruous. How could such a being not go on? But all at once, Alice's existence, and that of her husband Oliver, is reduced to a single purpose: survival. As they combat the disease, the couple must also face off against the serpentine healthcare system, the good intentions of loved ones, and the deep, dangerous stressors that threaten to push the two of them apart. With veracity, humor, wisdom, and love, Charles Bock navigates one family's unforgettable story - inspired by his own"--
Summary
"Alice Culvert is a force: passionate, independent, smart, and gorgeous, she--to her delight--attracts attention wherever she goes, even amid the buzz of mid-90s New York. In knee-high boots, with her newborn daughter, Doe, strapped to her chest, Alice is one of those people who just seem so vividly alive, which makes her cancer diagnosis feel almost incongruous. How could such a being not go on? But all at once, Alice's existence, and that of her husband Oliver, is reduced to a single purpose: survival. As they combat the disease, the couple must also face off against the serpentine healthcare system, the good intentions of loved ones, and the deep, dangerous stressors that threaten to push the two of them apart. With veracity, humor, wisdom, and love, Charles Bock navigates one family's unforgettable story - inspired by his own"--
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462572
Cataloging source
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bock, Charles
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.O3255
LC item number
A79 2016eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Married women
  • Terminally ill
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Medical
  • Cancer
  • Married women
  • Terminally ill
Target audience
adult
Label
Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn946030740
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (399 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812988475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D2331584-75A0-4762-95B3-4DA640194399
Label
Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn946030740
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (399 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812988475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D2331584-75A0-4762-95B3-4DA640194399

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