The Resource The forever girl, Alexander McCall Smith

The forever girl, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The forever girl
Title
The forever girl
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of the best-selling and universally adored No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series--a stand-alone, big-hearted, and often heartbreaking novel about unrequited love and the unexpected places it takes us. At age 4, Thursday chooses her own name. At age 6, she falls in love with her best friend, James, with whom she happily spends all her time. But in the adult world, things are not so simple: at the same time that Thursday's mother finds she's fallen out of love with her husband, she realizes that James's father is interested in her. As the children grow into adulthood, their connection becomes more complicated as well: James drifts away from Thursday, but she keeps him in her sights: she attends the same college in Scotland and then follows him to London, Sydney, Singapore, rebuilding her life in every city, hoping each time that James will see what he is missing. As Thursday and James, and their parents, navigate their irresistible but baffling mazes of emotion, we are given a beautifully realized tale about how love, even if unrequited, can shape a life"--
Summary
Choosing her own name and falling in love with her best friend as a preschooler, Thursday endures the increasing complications of the adult world while trying to win her crush's heart and seeing his father fall in love with her mother. By the best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10262468
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Families
  • Grand Cayman Island (Cayman Islands)
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Families
  • Cayman Islands
Target audience
adult
Label
The forever girl, Alexander McCall Smith
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
ocn862222133
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
316 pages
Isbn
9780307908254
Lccn
2013038944
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)862222133
Label
The forever girl, Alexander McCall Smith
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
ocn862222133
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
316 pages
Isbn
9780307908254
Lccn
2013038944
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)862222133

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