The Resource Balancing acts : a novel, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, (electronic resource)

Balancing acts : a novel, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, (electronic resource)

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Balancing acts : a novel
Title
Balancing acts
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retirement doesn't spell the end after all, in this rousing journey through loss and rebirth Max has lived a long and fulfilling life. He and his wife were star trapeze artists and acrobats in the Brandon Brothers circus. But with her passing, he's left alone in New York, and suffers a heart attack after a terrifying mugging. Without family to fall back on, Max is forced to leave his beloved Manhattan for a rest home in Westchester. He fears it will be the end of himbut in this stirring novel, retirement means a new beginning. In Westchester, Max meets Lettie, a kind widow, and the rambunctious and intelligent Alison, her daughter. And through a new gig teaching juggling and stunts at a local middle school, and new relationships with unexpected allies in the boring suburbs, Max discovers that it's never too late to have a fresh start
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Alison, bored with life at home and school, becomes drawn to Max, a retired acrobat, and Lettie, a retired chorus girl and his neighbor in a senior citizen's residence
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054506
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Older people
  • Intergenerational relations
Target audience
adult
Label
Balancing acts : a novel, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549841
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453287545
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549841
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Balancing acts : a novel, Lynne Sharon Schwartz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453287545
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549841
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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