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The Resource Alternate side : a novel, Anna Quindlen

Alternate side : a novel, Anna Quindlen

Label
Alternate side : a novel
Title
Alternate side
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anna Quindlen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead a charmed life--except when there's a crisis at work, a leak in the roof at home, or a problem with their twins at college. And why not? New York City was once Nora's dream destination, and her clannish dead-end block has become a safe harbor, a tranquil village amid the urban craziness. Then one morning she returns from her run to discover that a terrible incident has shaken the neighborhood, and the fault lines begin to open: on the block, at her job, especially in her marriage. With humor, understanding, an acute eye, and a warm heart, Anna Quindlen explores what it means to be a mother, a wife, and a woman at a moment of reckoning
Summary
This book really captures contemporary New York, the increasing disparity between the wealthy Manhattanites and those who work for them and live in the outer boroughs, and the obsessive search for parking. The title hits exactly the right tone as “alternate side” has several meanings in this novel. -- Rosemarie Borsody for LibraryReads
Tone
Writing style
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10624062
Cataloging source
MMI
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3567.U336
LC item number
A79 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Alternate side : a novel, Anna Quindlen
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=178&titleID=3619163
Instantiates
Publication
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
on1023574633
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812996074
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
C2F35C2A-7996-45A1-82C6-4B8CBE7D91D6
Label
Alternate side : a novel, Anna Quindlen
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=178&titleID=3619163
Publication
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
on1023574633
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812996074
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
C2F35C2A-7996-45A1-82C6-4B8CBE7D91D6

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