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The Resource Abide with me, a novel by Elizabeth Strout

Abide with me, a novel by Elizabeth Strout

Label
Abide with me
Title
Abide with me
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Katherine is only five-years-old. Struck dumb with grief at her mother's death, it is down to her father, the heartbroken minister Tyler Caskey, to bring his daughter out of silence she has observed in the wake of the family's tragedy. But Tyler Caskey is barely surviving himself. His cold, church-assigned home is colder still since Lauren's death, and he struggles to find the right words for his sermons; struggles to be a leader to his congregation when he himself is lost. When Katherine's schoolteacher calls to discuss his daughter's anti-social behaviour, it sparks a chain of events that begins to tear down Tyler's defences. The small-town rumour-mill has much to make of Katherine's odd behaviour, and even more to say about Tyler's relationship with his housekeeper, Connie Hatch. And in Tyler's darkest hour, a startling discovery will test his congregation's humanity and his own will to endure the kinds of trials that sooner or later test us all. From the Orange Prize-shortlisted author of Amy & Isabelle, this is a startlingly beautiful novel about love and abandonment, faith and hypocrisy; and the peril of family secrets.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138265
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T736
LC item number
A64 2006b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Abide with me, a novel by Elizabeth Strout
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19133339
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
434 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739325919
Lccn
2006001782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (GPL)FAFD95A9B30F4054AB73136D2CB318F4
  • (DLC) 2006001782
Label
Abide with me, a novel by Elizabeth Strout
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19133339
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
434 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780739325919
Lccn
2006001782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (GPL)FAFD95A9B30F4054AB73136D2CB318F4
  • (DLC) 2006001782

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