The Resource 2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas : a novel, Marie-Helene Bertino

2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas : a novel, Marie-Helene Bertino

Label
2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas : a novel
Title
2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Marie-Helene Bertino
Title variation
Two A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas
Title variation remainder
a novel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn't realize that on the eve of Christmas Eve she is about to have the most extraordinary day--and night--of her life. After bravely facing down mean-spirited classmates and rejection at school, Madeleine doggedly searches for Philadelphia's legendary jazz club The Cat's Pajamas, where she's determined to make her on-stage debut. On the same day, her fifth grade teacher Sarina Greene, who's just moved back to Philly after a divorce, is nervously looking forward to a dinner party that will reunite her with an old high school crush, afraid to hope that sparks might fly again. And across town at The Cat's Pajamas, club owner Lorca discovers that his beloved haunt may have to close forever, unless someone can find a way to quickly raise the $30,000 that would save it. As these three lost souls search for love, music and hope on the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia, together they will discover life's endless possibilities over the course of one magical night. A vivacious, charming and moving debut, 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas will capture your heart and have you laughing out loud" --
Summary
Traces the unlikely bond between a precocious nine-year-old jazz singer, a divorcâee teacher hoping to reunite with her high-school sweetheart, and a club owner facing the imminent loss of his Philadelphia business
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2014
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321532
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Bertino, Marie-Helene
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz singers
  • Women teachers
  • Businessmen
  • Nightclubs
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas : a novel, Marie-Helene Bertino
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn863197778
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780804140232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)863197778
Label
2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas : a novel, Marie-Helene Bertino
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn863197778
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780804140232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)863197778

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