The Resource Between before and after, Maureen Doyle McQuerry., (ebook)

Between before and after, Maureen Doyle McQuerry., (ebook)

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Between before and after
Title
Between before and after
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Maureen Doyle McQuerry.
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Language
eng
Summary
"The carnage began with the roses. She hacked at their ruffled blooms until they dropped into monstrous drifts of red on the parched yellow lawn ̉Only two things kept my mother grounded to us: my uncle Stephen and stories." Fourteen-year-old Molly worries about school, friends, and her parents' failed marriage, but mostly about her mother's growing depression. Molly knows her mother is nursing a carefully-kept secret. A writer with an obsession for other people's life stories, Elaine Donnelly is the poster child of repressed emotions. Molly spends her California summer alternately watching out for her little brother Angus and tip-toeing around her mother's raw feelings. Molly needs her mother more than ever, but Elaine shuts herself off from real human connections and buries herself in the lives and deaths of the strangers she writes about. When Uncle Stephen is pressed into the limelight because of his miracle cure of a young man, Elaine can no longer hide behind other people's stories. And as Molly digs into her mother's past, she finds a secret hidden in her mother's dresser that may be the key to unlocking a family mystery dating to 1918 New York-a secret that could destroy or save their future. Told in dual narratives between 1918 New York City and 1955 San Jose, California, Between Before and After, by award-winning author Maureen McQuerry, explores the nature of family secrets, resiliency, and redemption. This is an historical coming-of-age Young Adult story about the complex bonds between mothers and daughters
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1955-
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McQuerry, Maureen
Dewey number
[Fic]
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Secrecy
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Single-parent families
  • Families
  • Electronic books
  • San Jose (Calif.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Secrets
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Single-parent families
  • Family problems
  • San Jose (Calif.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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Between before and after, Maureen Doyle McQuerry., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310767299
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12313624
Specific material designation
remote
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12313624
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MWT12313624
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Between before and after, Maureen Doyle McQuerry., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310767299
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12313624
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12313624
System control number
MWT12313624
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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