The Resource Original sins, Lisa Alther, (ebook)

Original sins, Lisa Alther, (ebook)

Label
Original sins
Title
Original sins
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Alther
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five childhood friends with big plans face the changing realities of life in Tennessee in the 1960s. As Sally and Emily Prince and Jed, Raymond, and Donny Tatro sit under their beloved Castle Tree in rural, segregated Tennessee, they dream big dreams. But the journey from these dreams to reality is a long one. As they move into their teens, each faces challenges they could never have imagined. Sally and Jed may take a traditional route as head cheerleader and football captain in their sports-frenzied town, but can their love survive some unexpected bumps in the road? Emily and Raymond, always the outsiders, move north during the civil rights movement and must consider their connection to Southern roots and traditional gender roles. And Donny, as an African-American teen, will endure the effects of generations of discrimination and class boundaries as he tries to live out his dreams in their small factory town. Along the way, the five will fall in love, change one another's lives, grow apart, and come together again. In this sweeping novel, Alther brings to life characters both tragic and comic as they live through the changing American socio-economic landscape of the 1950s and '60s. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lisa Alther, including rare photos from the author's personal collection
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Alther, Lisa
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • City and town life
  • Friendship
  • Children
  • Tennessee
  • Domestic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Original sins, Lisa Alther, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453205921
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11557339
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11557339
System control number
MWT11557339
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Original sins, Lisa Alther, (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
9781453205921
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11557339
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11557339
System control number
MWT11557339
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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