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An unfinished life : a novel, Mark Spragg

Label
An unfinished life : a novel
Title
An unfinished life
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mark Spragg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jean Gilkyson is floundering in a trailer house in Iowa with yet another brutal boyfriend when she realizes this kind of life has got to stop, especially for the sake of her daughter, Griff. But the only place they can run to is Ishawooa, Wyoming, where Jean's loved ones are dead and her father-in-law, the only person who could take them in, wishes that she was, too. For a decade, Einar Gilkyson has blamed her for the accident that took his son's life, and he has chosen to go on living himself largely because his oldest friend, a fellow Korean War veteran, couldn't otherwise survive. Ten-year-old Griff knows none of this, but once she encounters this grandfather she'd never heard about, she attempts to turn grievious loss, wrath, and recrimination into reconciliation and love
Summary
Seeking to escape her brutal boyfriend and hoping to introduce her daughter, Griff, to the grandfather she has never met, widow Jean Gilkyson seeks refuge in her late husband's Wyoming hometown with her estranged father-in-law
Theme
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
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125266
Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
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Spragg, Mark
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Male friendship
  • Pregnant women
  • Single mothers
  • Bear attacks
  • Ranch life
  • Older men
  • Widows
  • Grandparent and child
  • Reconciliation
  • Wyoming
Target audience
adult
Label
An unfinished life : a novel, Mark Spragg
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
257 p.
Isbn
9781400042012
Lccn
2004040949
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54035113
  • 283867
  • (OCoLC)ocm54035113
  • 1144795
  • 4176-06760
Label
An unfinished life : a novel, Mark Spragg
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
257 p.
Isbn
9781400042012
Lccn
2004040949
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54035113
  • 283867
  • (OCoLC)ocm54035113
  • 1144795
  • 4176-06760

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