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The Resource The alphabet sisters : a novel, Monica McInerney

The alphabet sisters : a novel, Monica McInerney

Label
The alphabet sisters : a novel
Title
The alphabet sisters
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Monica McInerney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As girls growing up in Clare Valley, Australia, Anna, Bett, and Carrie Quinlan were childhood singing stars known as The Alphabet Sisters. As adults, though, the women haven't spoken in years--ever since Bett's fianc©♭ deserted her to marry the younger Carrie. But now their flamboyant grandmother Lola is turning eighty, and she is determined to reunite the girls for a blowout bash--and no one ever says no to Lola. Bett, who fled to London after the scandal, is hesitant to face her sisters--especially since she has yet to find another man. Sophisticated Anna, the eldest sister, is secretly grateful, though, for any excuse to leave her crumbling marriage behind in Sydney. And Carrie, who was the cause of so much sorrow, now wonders if she was wrong to have followed her heart and run off with Bett's fianc©♭. Their short visit becomes a much longer commitment when an unexpected turn of events changes everything in ways none of them could have ever imagined
Summary
The once close relationship between sisters Anna, Bett, and Carrie Quinlan has dissolved into estrangement as adults, until their grandmother, Lola, comes up with a scheme to reunite the sisters by summoning them all home to celebrate her eightieth birthday
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
137319
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McInerney, Monica
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Women
  • Reconciliation
  • Grandmothers
  • Musicals
  • Women singers
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The alphabet sisters : a novel, Monica McInerney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes a reader's guide (p. [423]-437)
  • "ballantine reader's circle"--Cover
  • Originally published: Camberwell, Australia : Penguin Group, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
437 pages
Isbn
9780345479532
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004056631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56386935
  • (OCoLC)309879
  • 917856
  • (OCoLC)ocm56386935
  • 4208-72960
Label
The alphabet sisters : a novel, Monica McInerney
Publication
Note
  • Includes a reader's guide (p. [423]-437)
  • "ballantine reader's circle"--Cover
  • Originally published: Camberwell, Australia : Penguin Group, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
437 pages
Isbn
9780345479532
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004056631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56386935
  • (OCoLC)309879
  • 917856
  • (OCoLC)ocm56386935
  • 4208-72960

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