The Resource Beach house memories, Mary Alice Monroe

Beach house memories, Mary Alice Monroe

Label
Beach house memories
Title
Beach house memories
Statement of responsibility
Mary Alice Monroe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tale exploring themes of class, women's rights and domestic abuse in the 1970s American South shares the story of The Beach House's Lovie Rutledge, who reflects on a summer during which a beach vacation to escape her unfaithful, disdainful husband culminates in a fateful romance with a handsome biologist
Member of
Summary
In 1974, at thirty-nine years old, Lovie hosts a formal dinner party for her unappreciative husband in their lovely home in a neighborhood of privilege in Charleston. The following morning she takes her two children to a nearby barrier island where her family has a modest beach cottage. Behind closed doors, and exhausted from keeping up appearances, her husband's infidelity and his withering, disdainful looks, she can only find solace and happiness at the beach. But when a handsome biologist arrives to research the status of nesting turtles, a project that is Lovie's passion, she finds herself falling in love over the course of the summer, with devastating consequences
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10107502
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Monroe, Mary Alice
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O529
LC item number
B44 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Isle of Palms novels
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Self-realization in women
  • Marriage
  • Abused wives
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Loggerhead turtle
  • Mothers and daughters
  • South Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
Beach house memories, Mary Alice Monroe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion to: The beach house
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
741542786
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 285 pages
Isbn
9781439170946
Isbn Type
(tp : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012004099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
Beach house memories, Mary Alice Monroe
Publication
Note
Companion to: The beach house
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
741542786
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 285 pages
Isbn
9781439170946
Isbn Type
(tp : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012004099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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