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The Resource Anything is possible, Elizabeth Strout

Anything is possible, Elizabeth Strout

Label
Anything is possible
Title
Anything is possible
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A collection of stories tell of two sisters: one trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life. The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughter longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother's happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton returns to visit her siblings after seventeen years of absence
  • Strout's stories explore the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others
Member of
Summary
Two sisters, one who trades self-respect for a wealthy husband and one who discovers a kindred spirit in the pages of a book, struggle with intimate human dramas at the sides of their community members and a returned Lucy Barton
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10554761
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strout, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Large type books
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Large type books
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
fiction
Label
Anything is possible, Elizabeth Strout
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sign -- Windmills -- Cracked -- The hit-thumb theory -- Mississippi Mary -- Sister -- Dottie's bed & breakfast -- Snow-blind -- Gift
Control code
ocn974213109
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
272 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683243939
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2017008751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)974213109
Label
Anything is possible, Elizabeth Strout
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sign -- Windmills -- Cracked -- The hit-thumb theory -- Mississippi Mary -- Sister -- Dottie's bed & breakfast -- Snow-blind -- Gift
Control code
ocn974213109
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
272 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683243939
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2017008751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)974213109

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