The Resource The almost moon : a novel, Alice Sebold

The almost moon : a novel, Alice Sebold

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The almost moon : a novel
Title
The almost moon
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alice Sebold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With fierce intelligence and emotional intensity, Alice Sebold brings us a searing portrait of a mother-daughter bond that descends into murder. Clair and Helen Knightly are a parent and child locked in a relationship so unrelenting that they have become the center of each other's worlds. But as this novel opens, Helen crosses a boundary she never thought she would approach. And while her act is almost unconscious, it somehow seems like the fulfillment of a lifetime's unspoken wishes." "Over the next twenty-four hours, Helen's life rushes in at her as she is forced to confront the choices that have brought her to this one riveting crossroad. As a woman who spent years trying to win the love of someone who had none to spare, she now faces an uncertain and dangerous freedom. With her unflinching ability to confront the violence and danger that lurk beneath life's everyday surface, Sebold explores the complex ties within families, the meaning of devotion, and the thin line that separates us from our most haunting impulses. The Almost Moon is a story of passion and redemption written with the strength of voice that only Alice Sebold can bring to the page."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.E26
LC item number
A79 2007
Literary form
fiction
The almost moon : a novel, Alice Sebold
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The almost moon : a novel, Alice Sebold
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ICLb10333681
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Edition
First edition
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9780316677462
Lccn
2007009917
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL855638
  • (OCoLC)85830839
  • 11284575
  • (BNAtoc) 2007009917
  • (DLC) 2007009917
  • (Nz)11284575

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