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The Resource The trophy child, Paula Daly

The trophy child, Paula Daly

Label
The trophy child
Title
The trophy child
Statement of responsibility
Paula Daly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An ambitious wife and mother who expects her family to achieve high goals no matter the cost is forced to confront her impossible standards as her husband and children rebel, exposing deep cracks in the family's foundation
  • In gossiping circles Karen Bloom is known as the tiger mother. She believes that tough discipline is the true art of parenting, and expects her husband and her children to perform at 200 percent. But her family start to rebel against her.... Husband Noel is a handsome doctor with a proclivity for alcohol and women. Daughter Bronte is excelling at school, music lessons, dance classes, and yet she longs to run away. Verity, Noel's daughter from his first marriage, is starting to display aggressive behavior. And Karen's son from a previous relationship falls deeper into drug use. As the deadly cracks appear, they are impossible to stop
Summary
An ambitious wife and mother who expects her family to achieve high goals no matter the cost is forced to confront her impossible standards as her husband and children rebel, exposing deep cracks in the family's foundation
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10554460
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daly, Paula
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers
  • Stepfamilies
Target audience
adult
Label
The trophy child, Paula Daly
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
ocn953223884
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780802125941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)953223884
Label
The trophy child, Paula Daly
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
ocn953223884
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780802125941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)953223884

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