The Resource Our short history, (ebook)

Our short history, (ebook)

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Our short history
Title
Our short history
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Language
eng
Summary
Karen Neulander, a successful New York political consultant, has always been fiercely protective of her son, Jacob, now six. She's had to be: when Jacob's father, Dave, found out Karen was pregnant and made it clear that fatherhood wasn't in his plans, Karen walked out of the relationship, never telling Dave her intention was to raise their child alone. But now Jake is asking to meet his dad, and with good reason: Karen is dying. When she finally calls her ex, she's shocked to find Dave ecstatic about the son he never knew he had. First, he can't meet Jake fast enough, and then, he can't seem to leave him alone. With just a few more months to live, Karen resists allowing Dave to insinuate himself into Jake's life. As she tries to play out her last days in the "right" way, Karen wrestles with the truth that the only thing she cannot bring herself to do for her son - let his father become a permanent part of his life - is the thing he needs from her the most. With heart-wrenching poignancy, unexpected wit, and mordant humor, Lauren Grodstein has created an unforgettable story about parenthood, sacrifice, and life itself
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Grodstein, Lauren
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Absentee fathers
  • Terminally ill parents
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
Our short history, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616207182
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808138
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808138
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MWT11808138
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Our short history, (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
9781616207182
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808138
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808138
System control number
MWT11808138
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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