The Resource Queen Bee : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank

Queen Bee : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank

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Queen Bee : a novel
Title
Queen Bee
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dorothea Benton Frank
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Language
eng
Summary
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of New York Times bestselling author Dorthea Benton Frank's Carolina Lowcountry in this evocative tale that returns at long last to her beloved Sullivan's Island. Beekeeper Holly McNee Kensen quietly lives in a world of her own on Sullivan's Island, tending her hives and working at the local island library. Holly calls her mother The Queen Bee because she's a demanding hulk of a woman. Her mother, a devoted hypochondriac, might be unaware that she's quite ill but that doesn't stop her from tormenting Holly. To escape the drama, Holly's sister Leslie married and moved away, wanting little to do with island life. Holly's escape is to submerge herself in the lives of the two young boys next door and their widowed father, Archie. Her world is upended when the more flamboyant Leslie returns and both sisters, polar opposites, fixate on what's happening in their neighbor's home. Is Archie really in love with that awful ice queen of a woman? If Archie marries her, what will become of his little boys? Restless Leslie is desperate for validation after her imploded marriage, squandering her favors on any and all takers. Their mother ups her game in an uproarious and theatrical downward spiral. Scandalized Holly is talking to her honey bees a mile a minute, as though they'll give her a solution to all the chaos. Maybe they will. Queen Bee is a classic Lowcountry Tale, warm, wise and hilarious, roars with humanity and a dropperful of whodunit added for good measure by an unseen hand. In her twentieth novel, Dorothea Benton Frank brings us back to her beloved island with an unforgettable story where the Lowcountry magic of the natural world collides with the beat of the human heart
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A Sullivan's Island beekeeper navigates her demanding hypochondriac mother and flamboyant rival sister while immersing herself in the lives of two young neighbor boys and their widowed father
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10806119
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frank, Dorothea Benton,
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3556.R3338
LC item number
Q84 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Shannon McManus
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McManus, Shannon,
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True
Series statement
Lowcountry tales (Dorothea Benton Frank)
Series volume
0012
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  • Women beekeepers
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • Widowers
  • Single fathers
  • FICTION / Small Town & Rural
  • South Carolina
  • Sullivan's Island (S.C. : Island)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Queen Bee : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1099582025
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062861245
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
EAD80D22-7AC5-4E3B-B628-957DE8F2839A
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Queen Bee : a novel, Dorothea Benton Frank
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1099582025
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062861245
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
EAD80D22-7AC5-4E3B-B628-957DE8F2839A
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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