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The Resource My name is Lucy Barton : a novel, Elizabeth Strout

My name is Lucy Barton : a novel, Elizabeth Strout

Label
My name is Lucy Barton : a novel
Title
My name is Lucy Barton
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn't spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy's childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the surface lay the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy's life: her escape from her troubled family, her desire to become a writer, her marriage, her love for her two daughters. Knitting this powerful narrative together is the brilliant storytelling voice of Lucy herself: keenly observant, deeply human, and truly unforgettable
Summary
Set in the mid-1980s, Lucy Barton, hospitalized for nine weeks, is surprised when her estranged mother shows up at her bedside. Her mother talks of local gossip, but underneath the banalities, Lucy senses the love that cannot be expressed. This is the story that Lucy must write about, the one story that has shaped her entire life. A beautiful lyrical story of a mother and daughter and the love they share. -- Catherine Coyne for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457254
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
My name is Lucy Barton : a novel, Elizabeth Strout
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781400067695
Lccn
2015018930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)909538731
  • (OCoLC)909538731
Label
My name is Lucy Barton : a novel, Elizabeth Strout
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781400067695
Lccn
2015018930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)909538731
  • (OCoLC)909538731

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