The Resource Gone so long : a novel, Andre Dubus III

Gone so long : a novel, Andre Dubus III

Label
Gone so long : a novel
Title
Gone so long
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Andre Dubus III
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few writers can enter their characters so completely or evoke their lives as viscerally as Andre Dubus III. In this deeply compelling new novel, a father, estranged for the worst of reasons, is driven to seek out the daughter he has not seen in decades. Daniel Ahearn lives a quiet, solitary existence in a seaside New England town. Forty years ago, following a shocking act of impulsive violence on his part, his daughter, Susan, was ripped from his arms by police. Now in her forties, Susan still suffers from the trauma of a night she doesn't remember, as she struggles to feel settled, to love a man and create something that lasts. Lois, her maternal grandmother who raised her, tries to find peace in her antique shop in a quaint Florida town but cannot escape her own anger, bitterness, and fear. Cathartic, affirming, and steeped in the empathy and precise observations of character for which Dubus is celebrated, Gone So Long explores how the wounds of the past afflict the people we become, and probes the limits of recovery and absolution
Summary
An ex-con living a solitary existence in seaside New England travels to a quaint Florida community in search of his traumatized, estranged daughter
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10732614
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubus, Andre
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.U2652
LC item number
G66 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Antique dealers
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Antique dealers
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Florida
  • Florida
Target audience
adult
Label
Gone so long : a novel, Andre Dubus III
Link
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
on1055658256
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (452 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393244113
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
A5DF257A-AC04-47A8-9B4B-F89E0013BC98
Label
Gone so long : a novel, Andre Dubus III
Link
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
on1055658256
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (452 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393244113
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
A5DF257A-AC04-47A8-9B4B-F89E0013BC98

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