The Resource The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout

The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout

Label
The Burgess boys : a novel
Title
The Burgess boys
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Haunted by a freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. Jim, a successful corporate lawyer, has belittled his bighearted brother their whole lives, and Bob, a Legal Aid attorney who idolizes Jim, has always taken it in stride. But their long-standing dynamic is upended when their sister, Susan, the Burgess sibling who stayed behind, urgently calls them home. Her lonely teenage son Zach, has gotten himself into a world of trouble, and Susan desperately needs their help. And so the Burgess brothers return to the landscape of their childhood where the long-buried tensions that have shaped and shadowed their relationship begins to surface in unexpected ways that will change them forever
Summary
Catalyzed by a nephew's thoughtless prank, a pair of brothers confront painful psychological issues surrounding the freak accident that killed their father when they were boys, a loss linked to a heartbreaking deception that shaped their personal and professional lives
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10169415
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strout, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Brothers
  • Brothers
Target audience
adult
Label
The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout
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
ocn807033056
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781400067688
Lccn
2012035132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)807033056
Label
The Burgess boys : a novel, Elizabeth Strout
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
ocn807033056
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781400067688
Lccn
2012035132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)807033056

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