The Resource The girls of August, Anne Rivers Siddons

The girls of August, Anne Rivers Siddons

Label
The girls of August
Title
The girls of August
Statement of responsibility
Anne Rivers Siddons
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the group slowly drifts apart and their vacations together are brought to a halt. Years later, a new marriage reunites them and they decide to come together once again on a remote barrier island off the South Carolina coast. There, far from civilization, the women make startling discoveries that will change them in ways they never expected" --
Summary
Four friends who used to meet for an annual summer beach vacation drift apart after one of their group tragically dies but reconvene years later in the new novel from the author of <i>Burnt Mountain</i>
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10192750
Cataloging source
PABRO
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Siddons, Anne Rivers
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Women
  • Beaches
  • South Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
The girls of August, Anne Rivers Siddons
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
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780446527958
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
103632182
Label
The girls of August, Anne Rivers Siddons
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
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780446527958
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
103632182

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