The Resource Newport : a novel, Jill Morrow, (ebook)

Newport : a novel, Jill Morrow, (ebook)

Label
Newport : a novel
Title
Newport
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jill Morrow
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Language
eng
Summary
Following in the steps of Beatriz Williams and Amor Towles, this richly atmospheric, spellbinding novel transports readers to the dazzling, glamorous world of Newport during the Roaring Twenties and to a mansion filled with secrets as a debonair lawyer must separate truth from deception. Spring 1921. The Great War is over, Prohibition is in full swing, the Depression still years away, and Newport, Rhode Island's glittering "summer cottages" are inhabited by the gloriously rich families who built them. Attorney Adrian De la Noye is no stranger to Newport, having sheltered there during his misspent youth. Though he'd prefer to forget the place, he returns to revise the will of a well-heeled client. Bennett Chapman's offspring have the usual concerns about their father's much-younger fianc<U+00da>e. But when they learn of the old widower's firm belief that his first late wife, who "communicates" via s<U+00da>ance, has chosen the beautiful Catherine Walsh for him, they're shocked. And for Adrian, encountering Catherine in the last place he saw her decades ago proves to be a far greater surprise. Still, De la Noye is here to handle a will, and he fully intends to do so-just as soon as he unearths every last secret, otherworldly or not, about the Chapmans, Catherine Walsh . . . and his own very fraught history. A skillful alchemy of social satire, dark humor, and finely drawn characters, Newport vividly brings to life the glitzy era of the 1920s
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Midwest
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Morrow, Jill
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Families
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Seances
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Newport : a novel, Jill Morrow, (ebook)
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062375872
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12160466
Specific material designation
remote
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12160466
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MWT12160466
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Newport : a novel, Jill Morrow, (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
9780062375872
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12160466
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12160466
System control number
MWT12160466
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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