The Resource Right thing, Amy Conner

Right thing, Amy Conner

Label
Right thing
Title
Right thing
Statement of responsibility
Amy Conner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a scorching August day in 1963, seven-year-old Annie Banks meets the girl who will become her best friend. Skinny, outspoken Starr Dukes and her wandering preacher father may not be accepted by polite society in Jackson, Mississippi, but Annie and Starr are too busy sharing secrets and playing elaborate games of Queen for a Day to care. Then, as suddenly as she appeared in Annie's life, Starr disappears.Annie grows up to follow the path ordained for pretty, well-to-do Jackson women--marrying an ambitious lawyer, filling her days with shopping and charity work. She barely recognizes Starr when they meet twenty-seven years after that first fateful summer, but the bond formed so long ago quickly reemerges. Starr, pregnant by a powerful married man who wants her to get out of town, has nowhere to turn. And Annie, determined not to fail her friend this time, agrees to drive Starr to New Orleans to get money she's owed. During the eventful road trip that follows, Annie will confront the gap between friendship and responsibility;between her safe, ordered existence and the dreams she's grown accustomed to denying. Moving, witty, and beautifully told, The Right Thing New York Times How I Came to Sparkle Again
Summary
On a scorching August day in 1963, seven-year-old Annie Banks meets the girl who will become her best friend. Skinny, outspoken Starr Dukes and her wandering preacher father may not be accepted by polite society in Jackson, Mississippi, but Annie and Starr are too busy sharing secrets and playing elaborate games of Queen for a Day to care. Then, as suddenly as she appeared in Annie's life, Starr disappears. Annie grows up to follow the path ordained for pretty, well-to-do Jackson women--marrying an ambitious lawyer, filling her days with shopping and charity work. She barely recognizes Starr when they meet twenty-seven years after that first fateful summer, but the bond formed so long ago quickly reemerges. Starr, pregnant by a powerful married man who wants her to get out of town, has nowhere to turn. And Annie, determined not to fail her friend this time, agrees to drive Starr to New Orleans to get money she's owed. During the eventful road trip that follows, Annie will confront the gap between friendship and responsibility; between her safe, ordered existence and the dreams she's grown accustomed to denying --
Theme
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10307890
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1956-
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Conner, Amy
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.O56
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Friendship
  • Automobile travel
  • Life change events
  • FICTION / General
  • Automobile travel
  • Friendship
  • Life change events
  • Jackson (Miss.)
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
Right thing, Amy Conner
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A43606A4-3E82-40DC-B1E6-C73201EDBE09
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn878924208
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780758295132
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • A43606A4-3E82-40DC-B1E6-C73201EDBE09
  • 600625
Label
Right thing, Amy Conner
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A43606A4-3E82-40DC-B1E6-C73201EDBE09
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn878924208
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780758295132
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • A43606A4-3E82-40DC-B1E6-C73201EDBE09
  • 600625

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