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The Resource Summer of '69, Elin Hilderbrand

Summer of '69, Elin Hilderbrand

Label
Summer of '69
Title
Summer of '69
Statement of responsibility
Elin Hilderbrand
Title variation
  • Summer of sixty-nine
  • Summer of 1969
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century. It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's historic home in downtown Nantucket. But like so much else in America, nothing is the same: Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel. Middle sister Kirby, caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests and determined to be independent, takes a summer job on Martha's Vineyard. Only-son Tiger is an infantry soldier, recently deployed to Vietnam. Thirteen-year-old Jessie suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out-of-touch grandmother and her worried mother, each of them hiding a troubling secret. As the summer heats up, Ted Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, man flies to the moon, and Jessie and her family experience their own dramatic upheavals along with the rest of the country
Summary
A pregnant eldest sibling, a middle-sister civil rights activist, an infantry soldier brother deployed to Vietnam and a lonely 13-year-old youngest child find their lives upended by troubling family secrets
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781469
Cataloging source
MLSOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hilderbrand, Elin
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family vacations
  • Social conflict
  • Families
  • Civil rights movements
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Nineteen sixty-nine, A.D
  • United States
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
Target audience
general
Label
Summer of '69, Elin Hilderbrand
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
  • Large print edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
645 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316454162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1090890659
Label
Summer of '69, Elin Hilderbrand
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
  • Large print edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
645 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316454162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1090890659

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