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The Resource A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler

A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler

Label
A spool of blue thread
Title
A spool of blue thread
Statement of responsibility
Anne Tyler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon.' This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons, their grandchildren, even their faithful old dog--is on the porch, listening contentedly as Abby tells the tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different too: Abby and Red are growing older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them, and the fate of the house so lovingly built by Red's father"--
Summary
A Baltimore family gathers on the porch to talk about their lives in the past, present and future
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
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Provided by publisher
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10392552
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DLC
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Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.Y45
LC item number
S68 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Grandparents
  • Storytelling
  • Contemporary Women
  • Sagas
  • Literary
Target audience
adult
Label
A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20373169
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9781101874271
Lccn
2014045502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A spool of blue thread, Anne Tyler
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20373169
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9781101874271
Lccn
2014045502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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