The Resource Open house : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

Open house : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

Label
Open house : a novel
Title
Open house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Berg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Samantha is abandoned by her husband in the opening pages of this three-handkerchief special, and the resultant tremors keep her off-balance for most of the novel. There are practical problems aplenty, of course, including a shortage of money and an 11-year-old son to raise. But Sam's sense of emotional bereavement is far worse, despite the fact that her husband had been giving her the conjugal cold shoulder for years. The loneliness in her "as constant and as irrefutable" as circulating blood, Sam begins to rebuild her life. She finds a job and takes in a couple of boarders to help meet her mortgage payments--one of them, a depressed student named Lavender Blue, informs her that "life was nothing but one major disappointment after the other"--The sort of homily that Sam is understandably reluctant to hear these days. She also starts dating, with disastrous results. Yet this comically kvetching heroine does manage to find love in the ruins. It's hard not to believe that she's much better off ... seems just right--the light at the end of the post-matrimonial tunnel
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berg, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3552.E6996
LC item number
O64 2000eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
3.8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Divorced women
  • Single mothers
  • Dating (Social customs)
  • Man-woman relationships
Label
Open house : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8BD8EB2D-FC01-4454-B287-ADA0D1397D1D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn294775518
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780375505874
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8BD8EB2D-FC01-4454-B287-ADA0D1397D1D
Label
Open house : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8BD8EB2D-FC01-4454-B287-ADA0D1397D1D
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn294775518
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780375505874
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8BD8EB2D-FC01-4454-B287-ADA0D1397D1D

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