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The Resource Home safe : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)

Home safe : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)

Label
Home safe : a novel
Title
Home safe
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Berg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Helen Ames--recently widowed, coping with loss and grief, unable to do the work that has always sustained her--is beginning to depend far too much on her twenty-seven-year-old daughter, Tessa, and is meddling in her life, offering unsolicited and unwelcome advice. Helen's problems are compounded by her shocking discovery that her mild-mannered and loyal husband was apparently leading a double life. The Ameses had painstakingly saved for a happy retirement, but that money disappeared in several large withdrawals made by Helen's husband before he died. In order to support herself and garner a measure of much needed independence, Helen takes an unusual job that ends up offering far more than she had anticipated. And then a phone call from a stranger sets Helen on a surprising path of discovery that causes both mother and daughter to reassess what they thought they knew about each other, themselves, and what really makes a home and a family
Summary
After the death of her husband, Helen Ames is shocked to discover that he spent their retirement savings before he died, but what he did with their money leads Helen and her twenty-seven-year-old daughter Tessa to embark on new adventures
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
304508
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berg, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.E6996
LC item number
H66 2009eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Parent and adult child
Target audience
adult
Label
Home safe : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781588368522
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2a4fccd5-b4ec-4d5d-bae5-ec598c286e1e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2167521
  • 1164574
  • (OCoLC)ocm434023201
  • 4436-27060
  • (OCoLC)434023201
  • ocn434023201
  • 2167521
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1824 KB)
Label
Home safe : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781588368522
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2a4fccd5-b4ec-4d5d-bae5-ec598c286e1e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2167521
  • 1164574
  • (OCoLC)ocm434023201
  • 4436-27060
  • (OCoLC)434023201
  • ocn434023201
  • 2167521
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1824 KB)

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