The Resource If you left, Ashley Prentice Norton, (ebook)

If you left, Ashley Prentice Norton, (ebook)

Label
If you left
Title
If you left
Statement of responsibility
Ashley Prentice Norton
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A seductive novel about a privileged but damaged Manhattan wife whose main source of stability - her marriage - comes under threat, from forces both without and within. For most of their marriage, Althea has fluctuated between extreme depressive and manic states - what she calls "the Tombs" and "the Visions" - and Oliver has been the steady hand that guided her to safety. This summer, Althea decides that she will be different from here on. She will be the loving, sexy wife Oliver wants, and the reliable, affectionate mother their nine year-old daughter Clem deserves. Her plan: to bring Clem to their Easthampton home once school is out - with no "summer girl" to care for her this time - and become "normal."But Oliver is distant and controlling, and his relationship with their interior decorator seems a bit too close; Clem has learned to be self-sufficient, and getting to know her now feels like very hard work for Althea. Into this scene enters the much younger, David Foster Wallace-reading house painter, who reaches something in Althea that has been long buried.Fearless, darkly funny, and compulsively readable, If You Left explores the complex dance that is the bipolar marriage, and the possibility that to move forward, we might have to destroy the very things we've worked hardest to build
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Norton, Ashley Prentice
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Manic-depressive illness
  • Mentally ill
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Marriage
Target audience
adult
Label
If you left, Ashley Prentice Norton, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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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
9780544263758
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12026955
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12026955
System control number
MWT12026955
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
If you left, Ashley Prentice Norton, (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
9780544263758
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12026955
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12026955
System control number
MWT12026955
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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