The Resource In Hovering Flight, (ebook)

In Hovering Flight, (ebook)

Label
In Hovering Flight
Title
In Hovering Flight
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Language
eng
Summary
At 34, Scarlet Kavanagh has the kind of homecoming no child wishes, a visit back to family and dear friends for the gentle passing of her mother, Addie, a famous bird artist and an even more infamous environmental activist. Though Addie and her husband, ornithologist Tom Kavanagh, have made their life in southeastern Pennsylvania, Addie has chosen to die at the New Jersey home of her dearest friend, Cora. This is because the Kavanagh's ramshackle cottage is filled with too much history and because, in the last ten years or so, and for reasons that are not entirely clear, even bird song has seemed to make Addie angry, or sad, or both. Now, in their final moments together, Scarlet hopes to put to rest the last tensions that have marked their relationship. Through tender conversations with Cora and Lou, another of Addie's dear friends, Scarlet slowly comes to peace with her mother's complicated life. But can she do the same with her own? Scarlet has carried a secret into these foggy days - a secret for Addie, one that involves Cora, too. In its structure and style this novel follows in the tradition of writers like Virginia Woolf, Harriet Doerr, and Carol Shields: musical and dramatic, with myriad stories and voices. But the evocative language of this soaring novel is Hinnefeld's own
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Midwest
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Hinnefeld, Joyce
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • Terminally ill
  • Birds
  • Women
  • Family secrets
  • Electronic books
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
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In Hovering Flight, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781936071029
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11777534
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remote
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11777534
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MWT11777534
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In Hovering Flight, (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
9781936071029
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777534
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777534
System control number
MWT11777534
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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