The Resource What Rose forgot, Nevada Barr

What Rose forgot, Nevada Barr

Label
What Rose forgot
Title
What Rose forgot
Statement of responsibility
Nevada Barr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In New York Times bestselling author Nevada Barr's gripping standalone, a grandmother in her sixties emerges from a mental fog to find she's trapped in her worst nightmare Rose Dennis wakes up in a hospital gown, her brain in a fog, only to discover that she's been committed to an Alzheimer's Unit in a nursing home. With no memory of how she ended up in this position, Rose is sure that something is very wrong. When she overhears one of the administrators saying about her that she's "not making it through the week," Rose is convinced that if she's to survive, she has to get out of the nursing home. She avoids taking her medication, putting on a show for the aides, then stages her escape. The only problem is--how does she convince anyone that she's not actually demented? Her relatives were the ones to commit her, all the legal papers were drawn up, the authorities are on the side of the nursing home, and even she isn't sure she sounds completely sane. But any lingering doubt Rose herself might have had is erased when a would-be killer shows up in her house in the middle of the night. Now Rose knows that someone is determined to get rid of her. With the help of her computer hacker/recluse sister Marion, thirteen-year old granddaughter Mel, and Mel's friend Royal, Rose begins to gather her strength and fight back--to find out who is after her and take back control of her own life. But someone out there is still determined to kill Rose, and they're holding all the cards
Summary
Waking up in a nursing-home Alzheimer's Unit with no memory of how she got there, Rose Dennis orchestrates an escape but does not know who to trust
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10804694
Cataloging source
DLC
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Barr, Nevada,
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.A73184
LC item number
W48 2019
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Nursing homes
  • Memory
  • Amnesia
Target audience
adult
Label
What Rose forgot, Nevada Barr
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1091237399
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781250207135
Lccn
2019012649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
What Rose forgot, Nevada Barr
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1091237399
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781250207135
Lccn
2019012649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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