The Resource Bettyville : a memoir, George Hodgman

Bettyville : a memoir, George Hodgman

Label
Bettyville : a memoir
Title
Bettyville
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
George Hodgman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself--an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook--in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Will George lure her into assisted living? When hell freezes over. He can't bring himself to force her from the home both treasure--the place where his father's voice lingers, the scene of shared jokes, skirmishes, and, behind the dusty antiques, a rarely acknowledged conflict: Betty, who speaks her mind but cannot quite reveal her heart, has never really accepted the fact that her son is gay. As these two unforgettable characters try to bring their different worlds together, Hodgman reveals the challenges of Betty's life and his own struggle for self-respect, moving readers from their small town--crumbling but still colorful--to the star-studded corridors of Vanity Fair. "--Provided by publisher
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2015.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10403807
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hodgman, George
Dewey number
362.6/954
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hodgman, George
  • Adult children of aging parents
  • Caregivers
  • Aging parents
  • Mothers and sons
  • Sons
  • Gay men
Label
Bettyville : a memoir, George Hodgman
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698158450
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E913A3FA-D65B-42D5-9D75-F56D2B4EB9B8
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904958949
  • ocn904958949
  • OCoLC
Label
Bettyville : a memoir, George Hodgman
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698158450
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E913A3FA-D65B-42D5-9D75-F56D2B4EB9B8
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904958949
  • ocn904958949
  • OCoLC

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