The Resource Good-bye and amen : a novel, Beth Gutcheon, (electronic resource)

Good-bye and amen : a novel, Beth Gutcheon, (electronic resource)

Label
Good-bye and amen : a novel
Title
Good-bye and amen
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Beth Gutcheon
Title variation
Goodbye and amen
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beth Gutcheon's critically acclaimed family saga Leeway Cottage was a major achievement: a vivid and moving tale of war and marriage and their consequences that enchanted readers. Good-bye and Amen is the next chapter for the family of Leeway Cottage, the story of what happens when those most powerful people in any family drama, the parents, have left the stage.The complicated marriage of the gifted Danish pianist Laurus Moss to the provincial American child of privilege Sydney Brant was a mystery to many who knew them, including their three children. Now, Eleanor, Monica, and Jimmy Moss have to decide how to divide or share what Laurus and Sydney have left them without losing one another.Secure and cheerful Eleanor, the oldest, wants little for herself but much for her children. Monica, the least-loved middle child, brings her youthful scars to the table, as well as the baggage of a difficult marriage to the charismatic Norman, who left a brilliant legal career, though not his ambition, to become an Episcopal priest. Youngest and best-loved Jimmy, who made a train wreck of his young adulthood, has returned after a long period of alienation from the family surprisingly intact but extremely hard for his sisters to read.Having lived through childhoods both materially blessed and emotionally difficult, with a father who could seem uninvolved and a mother who loved a good family game of "let's you and him fight," the Mosses have formed strong adult bonds that none of them wants to damage. But it's difficult to divide a beloved summer house three ways and keep it too. They all know what's at stake-in a world of atomized families, a house like Leeway Cottage can be the glue that keeps generations of cousins and grandchildren deeply connected to one another. But knowing it's important doesn't make it easy
Summary
After the death of their parents, three children must decide how to share their legacy at Leeway Cottage
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10089867
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Gutcheon, Beth Richardson
Dewey number
813.54
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Joyce Bean
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  • Bean, Joyce
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  • Married people
  • Vacation homes
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
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Label
Good-bye and amen : a novel, Beth Gutcheon, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT10757206
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781400129812
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10757206
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Good-bye and amen : a novel, Beth Gutcheon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10757206
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400129812
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10757206
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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