The Resource Heart of the country : a novel, Fay Weldon, (ebook)

Heart of the country : a novel, Fay Weldon, (ebook)

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Heart of the country : a novel
Title
Heart of the country
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Fay Weldon
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Suburban complacency and marital infidelity get their comeuppance in this black comedy by Fay Weldon When Natalie's husband, Harry, kisses her and their two children goodbye, departs for the office, and never returns, Natalie immediately blames herself. If she hadn't been cheating on her husband every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, he never would have left her for his secretary, a local beauty queen. Left penniless, without a husband, and eventually without a home, Natalie finds herself navigating the heartless, winding pathways of the state welfare system. There, she meets Sonia, who offers to shelter Natalie and her children. But Sonia has her own agenda, and her monstrous scheme culminates at the town's annual carnival, where she will take revenge on both men and women alike. Narrated from a mental institution by the seething Sonia, The Heart of the Country is a lusty, high-spirited, ultimately cautionary tale about the wages of sin and the pleasures of adultery, which always demand a price
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Midwest
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Weldon, Fay
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Mother and child
  • Runaway husbands
  • Adultery
Target audience
adult
Label
Heart of the country : a novel, Fay Weldon, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Isbn
9781480412606
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549217
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remote
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11549217
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MWT11549217
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Heart of the country : a novel, Fay Weldon, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480412606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549217
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11549217
System control number
MWT11549217
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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