The Resource Red Hook Road : a novel, Ayelet Waldman

Red Hook Road : a novel, Ayelet Waldman

Label
Red Hook Road : a novel
Title
Red Hook Road
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ayelet Waldman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After John Tetherly and Becca Copaken die in a freak car accident an hour after their wedding, their families are left to bridge stark class and cultural divides, and eventually forge deep-rooted bonds thanks to the twin deities of love and music. Becca's family is well off, from New York, and summers in Red Hook, Maine, a small coastal town where John's blue-collar single mother, Jane, cleans houses for a living. They interact, awkwardly, over how to bury the couple, the staging of an anniversary party, and over Jane's adopted niece, whose amazing musical talent makes a connection to Becca's ailing grandfather, a virtuoso violinist, who agrees to give her lessons. Becca's younger sister, Ruthie, a Fulbright scholar, meanwhile, falls in love with John's younger brother, Matt, the first Tetherly to go to college, before he drops out to work at a boatyard and finish restoring his brother's sailboat, which he plans on sailing to the Caribbean
Summary
After John Tetherly and Becca Copaken die in a freak car accident an hour after their wedding, their families are left to bridge stark class and cultural divides, and eventually forge deep-rooted bonds thanks to the twin deities of love and music. Becca's family is well off, from New York, and summers in Red Hook, Maine, a small coastal town where John's blue-collar single mother, Jane, cleans houses for a living. They interact, awkwardly, over how to bury the couple, the staging of an anniversary party,and over Jane's adopted niece, whose amazing musical talent makes a connection to Becca's ailing grandfather, a virtuoso violinist, who agrees to give her lessons. Becca's younger sister, Ruthie, a Fulbright scholar, meanwhile, falls in love with John's younger brother, Matt, the first Tetherly to go to college, before he drops out to work at a boatyard and finish restoring his brother's sailboat, which he plans on sailing to the Caribbean
Theme
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348835
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waldman, Ayelet
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Weddings
  • Traffic fatalities
  • Social conflict
  • Grief
  • Grief
  • Social conflict
  • Traffic fatalities
  • Weddings
Target audience
adult
Label
Red Hook Road : a novel, Ayelet Waldman
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
ocn324777001
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780385517867
Lccn
2009020023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)324777001
Label
Red Hook Road : a novel, Ayelet Waldman
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
ocn324777001
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780385517867
Lccn
2009020023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)324777001

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