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The Resource The art of crash landing : a novel, Melissa DeCarlo

The art of crash landing : a novel, Melissa DeCarlo

Label
The art of crash landing : a novel
Title
The art of crash landing
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Melissa DeCarlo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Broke and knocked up, Mattie Wallace has all her worldly possessions crammed into six giant trash bags, and nowhere to go. Getting news of a possible inheritance left by a grandmother she's never met, Mattie drives eight hundred miles to her mother's birthplace: the tiny town of Gandy, Oklahoma. She learns that her mother skipped town thirty-five years ago with nothing but the clothes on her back-- but the girl they describe bears little resemblance to the alcoholic loser Mattie knew. Uncovering what started her mother's downward spiral might be the only way to stop her own
Summary
Chasing a possible inheritance from her grandmother, Mattie Wallace, homeless and pregnant, travels to her mother's hometown in Oklahoma, where she tries to reconcile the town's memory of her mother with the broken alcoholic she became and stop her own downward spiral.
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10439350
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeCarlo, Melissa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • Family secrets
  • Oklahoma
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • Family secrets
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Oklahoma
Target audience
adult
Label
The art of crash landing : a novel, Melissa DeCarlo
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
ocn898530105
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9780062390547
Lccn
2015010374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898530105
Label
The art of crash landing : a novel, Melissa DeCarlo
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
ocn898530105
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9780062390547
Lccn
2015010374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898530105

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