The Resource The practice house : a novel, Laura McNeal

The practice house : a novel, Laura McNeal

Label
The practice house : a novel
Title
The practice house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Laura McNeal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nineteen-year-old Aldine McKenna is stuck at home with her sister and aunt in a Scottish village in 1929 when two Mormon missionaries ring the doorbell. Aldine's sister converts and moves to America to marry, and Aldine follows, hoping to find the life she's meant to lead and the person she's meant to love. In New York, Aldine answers an ad soliciting a teacher for a one-room schoolhouse in a place she can't possibly imagine: drought-stricken Kansas. She arrives as farms on the Great Plains have begun to fail and schools are going bankrupt, unable to pay or house new teachers. With no money and too much pride to turn back, she lives uneasily with the family of Ansel Price--the charming, optimistic man who placed the ad--and his family responds to her with kind curiosity, suspicion, and, most dangerously, love. Just as she's settling into her strange new life, a storm forces unspoken thoughts to the surface that will forever alter the course of their lives."--Amazon.com
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562579
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McNeal, Laura
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scots
  • Teachers
  • Teachers
  • Scots
  • Teachers
  • Kansas
  • Kansas
  • United States
Label
The practice house : a novel, Laura McNeal
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
1794116
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
482 pages
Isbn
9781477817902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781477817902
  • (OCoLC)980005889
Label
The practice house : a novel, Laura McNeal
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
1794116
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
482 pages
Isbn
9781477817902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781477817902
  • (OCoLC)980005889

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