The Very Marrow of Our Bones (电子图书, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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The Very Marrow of Our Bones

著者: Christine Higdon; OverDrive, Inc.
出版商: [S.I.] : ECW Press, 2018.
版本/格式:   电子图书 : 文献 : 英语查看所有的版本和格式
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Defiance, faith, and triumph in a heartrending novel about daughters and mothers On a miserable November day in 1967, two women disappear from a working-class town on the Fraser River. The community is thrown into panic, with talk of drifters and murderous husbands. But no one can find a trace of Bette Parsons or Alice McFee. Even the egg seller, Doris Tenpenny, a woman to whom everyone tells their secrets, hears  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Fiction
材料类型: 文献, 互联网资源
文档类型 互联网资源, 计算机文档
所有的著者/提供者: Christine Higdon; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781773051857 1773051857
OCLC号码: 1233227496
描述: 1 online resource
责任: Christine Higdon.

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Defiance, faith, and triumph in a heartrending novel about daughters and mothers On a miserable November day in 1967, two women disappear from a working-class town on the Fraser River. The community is thrown into panic, with talk of drifters and murderous husbands. But no one can find a trace of Bette Parsons or Alice McFee. Even the egg seller, Doris Tenpenny, a woman to whom everyone tells their secrets, hears nothing. Ten-year-old Lulu Parsons discovers something, though: a milk-stained note her mother, Bette, left for her father on the kitchen table. Wally , it says, I will not live in a tarpaper shack for the rest of my life . . . Lulu tells no one, and months later she buries the note in the woods. At the age of ten, she starts running ? and forgetting ? lurching through her unraveled life, using the safety of solitude and detachment until, at fifty, she learns that she is not the only one who carries a secret. Hopeful, lyrical, comedic, and intriguingly and lovingly told, The Very Marrow of Our Bones explores the isolated landscapes and thorny attachments bred by childhood loss and buried secrets.

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