The Resource The children, Ann Leary

The children, Ann Leary

Label
The children
Title
The children
Statement of responsibility
Ann Leary
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The captivating story of a wealthy, but unconventional New England family, told from the perspective of a reclusive 29-year-old who has a secret (and famous) life on the Internet. Charlotte Maynard rarely leaves her mother's home, the sprawling Connecticut lake house that belonged to her late stepfather, Whit Whitman, and the generations of Whitmans before him. While Charlotte and her sister, Sally, grew up at "Lakeside", their stepbrothers, Spin and Perry, were welcomed as weekend guests. Now the grown boys own the estate, which Joan occupies by their grace--and a provision in the family trust. When Spin, the youngest and favorite of all the children, brings his fiancee home for the summer, the entire family is intrigued. The beautiful and accomplished Laurel Atwood breathes new life into this often comically rarefied world. But as the wedding draws near, and flaws surface in the family's polite veneer, an array of simmering resentments and unfortunate truths is exposed. With remarkable wit and insight, Ann Leary pulls back the curtain on one blended family, as they are forced to grapple with the assets and liabilities -- both material and psychological -- left behind by their wonderfully flawed patriarch" --
Summary
A wealthy but unconventional New England family of four stepsiblings struggles to come to terms with their legacy and the myths they have built their lives upon during a lavish family wedding that exposes long-standing resentments and unfortunate truths
Storyline
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10484417
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leary, Ann
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stepfamilies
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Family secrets
  • Rich people
  • Recluses
  • Vacation homes
  • Blogs
  • Connecticut
Target audience
adult
Label
The children, Ann Leary
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016
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
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
351 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683240259
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016014159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945571347
  • 2761999
  • (OCoLC)945571347
  • (OCoLC)945571347
Label
The children, Ann Leary
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016
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
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
351 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683240259
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016014159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945571347
  • 2761999
  • (OCoLC)945571347
  • (OCoLC)945571347

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