The Resource Clock dance, Anne Tyler

Clock dance, Anne Tyler

Label
Clock dance
Title
Clock dance
Statement of responsibility
Anne Tyler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a college coed considering a marriage proposal. In 1997, she is a young widow trying to piece her life back together. And in 2017, she yearns to be a grandmother, yet the prospect is dimming. So, when Willa receives a phone call from a stranger, telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot, she drops everything and flies across the country to Baltimore. The impulsive decision to look after this woman and her nine-year-old daughter will lead Willa into uncharted territory--surrounded by eccentric neighbors, plunged into the rituals that make a community a family, and forced to find solace in unexpected places
Summary
A lifetime of painful milestones and fading grandchild prospects compel a woman to help her son's ex, whose 9-year-old daughter needs protection from violent local dynamics
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10677206
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Widows
  • Life change events
Target audience
adult
Label
Clock dance, Anne Tyler
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780525521228
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017043200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957362
Label
Clock dance, Anne Tyler
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780525521228
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017043200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957362

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