The Resource The other side : a novel, Mary Gordon, (electronic resource)

The other side : a novel, Mary Gordon, (electronic resource)

Label
The other side : a novel
Title
The other side
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mary Gordon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A darkly gripping portrait of an Irish-American family A multi-generational novel set over the course of a day, The Other Side centers on the journey of Vincent and Ellen MacNamara. Married for sixty-six years, the two have seen their share of hardships: emigration from Ireland to America; the bitter disappointments handed down to their children and grandchildren; and, most recently, setbacks to their health. In The Other Side, Vincent returns from a period of convalescence in a nursing home after Ellen, disoriented from a stroke, had pushed him to the ground, injuring him. As family members assemble, the incident becomes a nexus for the anger, anguish, and misunderstandings that have simmered for decades. As frankly observed as it is compassionately imagined, The Other Side is one of Gordon's finest novels
Summary
A tale spanning two continents brings three generations of the McNamara clan together to help fulfill a sixty-year-old promise to Ellen, the family's dying matriach
Award
ALA Notable Book, 1990.
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030303
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1949-
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Gordon, Mary
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Families
  • Families
  • Irish Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
The other side : a novel, Mary Gordon, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549308
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480415010
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549308
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The other side : a novel, Mary Gordon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549308
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480415010
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549308
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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