The Resource Leave me

Leave me

Label
Leave me
Title
Leave me
Statement of responsibility
Gayle Forman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, and every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention--meet Maribeth Kleinches A harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Surprised to discover that her recuperation seems to be an imposition on those who rely on her, Maribeth does the unthinkable: she packs a bag and leaves. But, as is often the case, once we get where we're going we see our lives from a different perspective. Far from the demands of family and career and with the help of liberating new friendships, Maribeth is able to own up to secrets she has been keeping from herself and those she loves. With bighearted characters--husbands, wives, friends, and lovers--who stumble and trip, grow and forgive, Leave Me is about facing the fears we're all running from. Gayle Forman is a dazzling observer of human nature. She has written an irresistible novel that confronts the ambivalence of modern motherhood head on and asks, what happens when a grown woman runs away from home?
Member of
Summary
A harried working mom, who is so busy that she fails to recognize the signs of a heart attack, leaves the family that resents helping her recover and gradually confronts the painful secrets she has been ignoring
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2016.
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10524505
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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Forman, Gayle
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
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  • 720
  • 720
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Working mothers
  • Home
  • Self-realization in women
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Heart diseases in women
  • Runaway wives
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
Leave me
Link
Instantiates
Publication
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
MWT11711679
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616206482
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11711679
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11711679
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Leave me
Link
Publication
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
MWT11711679
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616206482
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11711679
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11711679
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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