The Resource The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett

The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett

Label
The Dutch house : a novel
Title
The Dutch house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ann Patchett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. Cyril's son Danny and his older sister Maeve are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another
Summary
"Ann Patchett, the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go" --Publisher
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2019
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10804759
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patchett, Ann
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Stepmothers
  • Poverty
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Families
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Large type books
  • FICTION / Family Life / Siblings
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Families
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Large type books
  • Poverty
  • Stepmothers
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adult
Label
The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
on1118691906
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition, Larger print.
Extent
466 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062966469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1118691906
Label
The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett
Publication
Copyright
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
on1118691906
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition, Larger print.
Extent
466 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062966469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1118691906

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