The Resource Porch lights/, Dorothea Benton Frank

Porch lights/, Dorothea Benton Frank

Label
Porch lights/
Title
Porch lights/
Statement of responsibility
Dorothea Benton Frank
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Jimmy McMullen, a fireman with the NYFD, is killed in the line of duty, his wife, Jackie, and ten-year-old son, Charlie, are devastated. Charlie idolized his dad, and now the outgoing, curious boy has become quiet and reserved. Trusting in the healing power of family, Jackie decides to return to her childhood home on Sullivans Island. Crossing the bridge from the mainland, Jackie and Charlie enter a world full of wonder and magic--lush green and chocolate grasslands and dazzling red, orange, and magenta evening skies; the heady pungency of Lowcountry Pluff mud and fresh seafood on the grill; bare toes snuggled in warm sand and palmetto fronds swaying in gentle ocean winds
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Summary
When Jimmy McMullen, a fireman with the NYFD, is killed in the line of duty, his wife, Jackie, and ten-year-old son, Charlie, are devastated. Charlie idolized his dad, and now the outgoing, curious boy has become quiet and reserved. Trusting in the healing power of family, Jackie decides to return to her childhood home on Sullivans Island. Crossing the bridge from the mainland, Jackie and Charlie enter a world full of wonder and magic--lush green and chocolate grasslands and dazzling red, orange, and magenta evening skies; the heady pungency of Lowcountry Pluff mud and fresh seafood on the grill; bare toes snuggled in warm sand and palmetto fronds swaying in gentle ocean winds
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10115890
Cataloging source
CI8
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frank, Dorothea Benton
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Lowcountry tales (Dorothea Benton Frank)
Series volume
0010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single parents
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Porch lights/, Dorothea Benton Frank
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
863183
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780061961298
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061961298
  • (OCoLC)793105522
Label
Porch lights/, Dorothea Benton Frank
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
863183
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780061961298
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061961298
  • (OCoLC)793105522

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