The Resource The goddesses, Swan Huntley

The goddesses, Swan Huntley

Label
The goddesses
Title
The goddesses
Statement of responsibility
Swan Huntley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Descendants meets Single White Female in this captivating novel about a woman who moves her family to Hawaii, only to find herself wrapped up in a dangerous friendship, from the celebrated author of We Could Be Beautiful. When Nancy and her family arrive in Kona, Hawaii, they are desperate for a fresh start. Nancy's husband has cheated on her; they sleep in separate bedrooms and their twin sons have been acting out, setting off illegal fireworks. But Hawaii is paradise: they plant an orange tree in the yard; they share a bed once again and Nancy resolves to make a happy life for herself. She starts taking a yoga class and there she meets Ana, the charismatic teacher. Ana has short, black hair, a warm smile, and a hard-won wisdom that resonates deeply within Nancy. They are soon spending all their time together, sharing dinners, relaxing in Ana's hot tub, driving around Kona in the cute little car Ana helps Nancy buy. As Nancy grows closer and closer to Ana?skipping family dinners and leaving the twins to their own devices she feels a happiness and understanding unlike anything she's ever experienced, and she knows that she will do anything Ana asks of her. A mesmerizing story of friendship and manipulation set against the idyllic tropical world of the Big Island, The Goddesses is a stunning psychological novel by one of our most exciting young writers
Summary
Moving to Hawaii with her family to start over in the wake of an infidelity, Nancy resolves to build a happier life and forges a close friendship with a charismatic teacher, Ana, who gradually reveals a psychologically manipulative nature
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10567227
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huntley, Swan,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.U5958
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Families
  • Kailua Kona (Hawaii)
Target audience
adult
Label
The goddesses, Swan Huntley
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn959922636
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385542227
Lccn
2016045701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12CE96AA-C227-4B55-A14A-B837EB2C18E1
Label
The goddesses, Swan Huntley
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn959922636
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385542227
Lccn
2016045701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12CE96AA-C227-4B55-A14A-B837EB2C18E1

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