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The Resource The guest book : a novel, Sarah Blake

The guest book : a novel, Sarah Blake

Label
The guest book : a novel
Title
The guest book
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Blake
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Kitty and Ogden Milton appear to have everything--perfect children, good looks, a love everyone envies. But after a tragedy befalls them, Ogden tries to bring Kitty back to life by purchasing an island in Maine. That island, and its house, come to define and burnish the Milton family, year after year after year. And it is there that Kitty issues a refusal that will haunt her till the day she dies. In 1959 a young Jewish man, Len Levy, will get a job in Ogden's bank and earn the admiration of Ogden and one of his daughters, but the scorn of everyone else. Len's best friend, Reg Pauling, has always been the only black man in the room--at Harvard, at work, and finally at the Miltons' island in Maine. An island that, at the dawn of the twenty-first century, this last generation doesn't have the money to keep. When Kitty's granddaughter hears that she and her cousins might be forced to sell it, and when her husband brings back disturbing evidence about her grandfather's past, she realizes she is on the verge of finally understanding the silences that seemed to hover just below the surface of her family all her life."--
Summary
The bereaved matriarch of a powerful early-20th-century American family makes a fateful decision that reverberates throughout two subsequent generations further impacted by racism, reversed circumstances and disturbing revelations
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10759744
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blake, Sarah
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Islands
  • Maine
  • United States
Target audience
general
Label
The guest book : a novel, Sarah Blake
Instantiates
Publication
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
First American edition
Extent
486 pages
Isbn
9781250110251
Lccn
2018055420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048937390
Label
The guest book : a novel, Sarah Blake
Publication
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
First American edition
Extent
486 pages
Isbn
9781250110251
Lccn
2018055420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048937390

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