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The Resource Mothers, (electronic resource)

Mothers, (electronic resource)

Label
Mothers
Title
Mothers
Statement of responsibility
Brit Bennett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
a--The Turner House--The Mothers Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing first novel is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. It begins with a secret. "All good secrets have a taste before you tell them, and if we'd taken a moment to swish this one around our mouths, we might have noticed the sourness of an unripe secret, plucked too soon, stolen and passed around before its season." It is the last season of high school life for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, seventeen-year-old beauty. Mourning her own mother's recent suicide, she takes up with the local pastor's son. Luke Sheppard is twenty-one, a former football star whose injury has reduced him to waiting tables at a diner. They are young; it's not serious. But the pregnancy that results from this teen romance7and the subsequent cover-up7will have an impact that goes far beyond their youth. As Nadia hides her secret from everyone, including Aubrey, her God-fearing best friend, the years move quickly. Soon, Nadia, Luke, and Aubrey are full-fledged adults and still living in debt to the choices they made that one seaside summer, caught in a love triangle they must carefully maneuver, and dogged by the constant, nagging question: What if they had chosen differently? The possibilities of the road not taken are a relentless haunt. In entrancing, lyrical prose, The Mothers From the Hardcover edition
Summary
In a contemporary black community, 17-year-old Nadia Turner mourns the suicide of her mother, leading her to take up with the local's pastor's son; but when she gets pregnant, the pregnancy and the subsequent cover-up will have an impact that goes far beyond their youth
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10515889
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bennett, Brit
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.E66444
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American teenagers
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • California, Southern
Target audience
adult
Label
Mothers, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399184536
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
41b5c605-d2d3-4d58-aa02-15b8e5560bc8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2205437
  • (OCoLC)959609360
  • ocn959609360
  • 2205437
Label
Mothers, (electronic resource)
Link
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399184536
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
41b5c605-d2d3-4d58-aa02-15b8e5560bc8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2205437
  • (OCoLC)959609360
  • ocn959609360
  • 2205437

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