The Resource So much for that, Lionel Shriver

So much for that, Lionel Shriver

Label
So much for that
Title
So much for that
Statement of responsibility
Lionel Shriver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A novel about a crumbling marriage resurrected in the face of illness, and a family's struggle to come to terms with disease, dying, and the cost of medical care in modern America" -- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.H742
LC item number
S6 2010
Literary form
novels
So much for that, Lionel Shriver
Label
So much for that, Lionel Shriver
Publication
Note
Also published: London : Fourth Estate, 2011
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Originally published: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada, 2009
  • "How much money is one life worth?"--Cover. -First published: New York : HarperCollins, 2010. -Shep Knacker has long saved for 'the Afterlife', an idyllic retreat in the Third World where his nest egg can last forever. Exasperated that his wife, Glynis, has concocted endless excuses why it's never the right time to go, Shep finally announces he's leaving for a Tanzanian island, with or without her. Yet Glynis has some news of her own: she's deathly ill. Shep numbly puts his dream aside, while his nest egg is steadily devastated by staggering bills that their health insurance only partially covers. Astonishingly, illness not only strains their marriage but saves it. From acclaimed author Lionel Shriver comes a searing, ruthlessly honest novel. Brimming with unexpected tenderness and dry humour, it presses the question: How much is one life worth?
Control code
13209450
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First edition
Extent
436 pages
Isbn
9780061458583
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009028815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Illnesses written about in this work are mesothelioma (cancer) and dysautonomia (also known as autonomic dysfunction).
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG142355
  • (OCoLC)419855931
  • 13209450

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