The Resource The last romantics : a novel, Tara Conklin

The last romantics : a novel, Tara Conklin

Label
The last romantics : a novel
Title
The last romantics
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tara Conklin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the renowned poet Fiona Skinner is asked about the inspiration behind her iconic work, The Love Poem, she tells her audience a story about her family and a betrayal that reverberates through time. It begins in a big yellow house with a funeral, an iron poker, and a brief variation forever known as the Pause: a free and feral summer in a middle-class Connecticut town. Caught between the predictable life they once led and an uncertain future that stretches before them, the Skinner siblings--fierce Renee, sensitive Caroline, golden boy Joe and watchful Fiona--emerge from the Pause staunchly loyal and deeply connected. Two decades later, the siblings find themselves once again confronted with a family crisis that tests the strength of these bonds and forces them to question the life choices they've made and ask what, exactly, they will do for love. A sweeping yet intimate epic about one American family, The Last Romantics is an unforgettable exploration of the ties that bind us together, the responsibilities we embrace and the duties we resent, and how we can lose--and sometimes rescue--the ones we love. A novel that pierces the heart and lingers in the mind, it is also a beautiful meditation on the power of stories--how they navigate us through difficult times, help us understand the past, and point the way toward our future
Summary
Renowned poet Fiona Skinner tells the inspiration behind her iconic work, a decades long story of her family after her father dies suddenly.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
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10750249
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Conklin, Tara
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poets
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Connecticut
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
Target audience
adult
Label
The last romantics : a novel, Tara Conklin
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
on1083265156
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780062358202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1083265156
Label
The last romantics : a novel, Tara Conklin
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
on1083265156
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780062358202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1083265156

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