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The Resource The doctor's daughter, Hilma Wolitzer

The doctor's daughter, Hilma Wolitzer

Label
The doctor's daughter
Title
The doctor's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Hilma Wolitzer
Title variation
doctors daughter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alice Brill, a 51-year-old wife, mother, frustrated writer and "book doctor" wakes one morning with a disturbing pressure behind her sternum. The daughter of a once renowned but now senile surgeon, Alice initially thinks her symptom might be a sign of breast cancer, which took her mother's life 30 years before. Or could it be psychological: a reaction to being downsized as senior editor at a book publisher? or a premonition that the recent squabbling with her husband signals the end?
Summary
Alice Brill struggles to come to terms with the hidden truths of her life--her unrealized aspirations as a writer, her lackadaisical marriage, her troubled younger son, and her father, who is slipping into senility in a nursing home
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
139499
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The doctor's daughter, Hilma Wolitzer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
447 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786285563
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006006187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm64591921
  • OCoLC
Label
The doctor's daughter, Hilma Wolitzer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
447 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786285563
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006006187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm64591921
  • OCoLC

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