The Resource Sweeping up glass, Carolyn Wall

Sweeping up glass, Carolyn Wall

Label
Sweeping up glass
Title
Sweeping up glass
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Wall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Someone is killing wolves on Olivia Harker's Kentucky property for sport, and Olivia aims to find the culprit. Meanwhile, Olivia recounts her childhood with an adored father and a mad mother in the brutally segregated Depression-era South. In quick succession, Olivia finds and loses love, gives birth, marries an unloved suitor and becomes a widow. Olivia's daughter, wild and ambitious, hands Olivia her own out-of-wedlock baby to raise, a boy named Will'm
Summary
Living behind Harker's Grocery with a young boy named Will'm in 1938 Kentucky, Olivia is stunned when members of the exclusive Hunt Club suddenly turn their sights on the two of them, a dangerous situation complicated by the return of Will'm's mother and the exposure of the Rowe Street community's horrifying secrets. A first novel
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
  • Oklahoma Book Award for Fiction, 2009.
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273638
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wall, Carolyn D
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Grandparent and child
  • Depressions
  • Mountain life
  • Hunters
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
Target audience
adult
Label
Sweeping up glass, Carolyn Wall
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reader's guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780385343039
Isbn Type
(softcv.)
Lccn
2008048080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn259266037
  • OCoLC
Label
Sweeping up glass, Carolyn Wall
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reader's guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780385343039
Isbn Type
(softcv.)
Lccn
2008048080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn259266037
  • OCoLC

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