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The Resource The book that matters most, Ann Hood

The book that matters most, Ann Hood

Label
The book that matters most
Title
The book that matters most
Statement of responsibility
Ann Hood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group’s goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them. Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her childhood—one that helped her through the traumas of the untimely deaths of her sister and mother. Alternating with Ava’s story is that of her troubled daughter Maggie, who, living in Paris, descends into a destructive relationship with an older man. Ava’s mission to find that book and its enigmatic author takes her on a quest that unravels the secrets of her past and offers her and Maggie the chance to remake their lives
Summary
Joining a reading group in the wake of a failed marriage, Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her childhood that helped her through past difficulties, while her troubled daughter, Maggie, descends into a destructive relationship with an older man in Paris
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518929
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hood, Ann
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.O537
LC item number
B66 2016b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parent and adult child
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
general
Label
The book that matters most, Ann Hood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
485 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490261
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016022336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn948562483
Label
The book that matters most, Ann Hood
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
485 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490261
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016022336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn948562483

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