The Resource The Turner house, Angela Flournoy., (ebook)

The Turner house, Angela Flournoy., (ebook)

Label
The Turner house
Title
The Turner house
Statement of responsibility
Angela Flournoy.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful, timely debut, The Turner House marks a major new contribution to the story of the American family. The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen children grown and gone-and some returned; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit's East Side, and the loss of a father. The house still stands despite abandoned lots, an embattled city, and the inevitable shift outward to the suburbs. But now, as ailing matriarch Viola finds herself forced to leave her home and move in with her eldest son, the family discovers that the house is worth just a tenth of its mortgage. The Turner children are called home to decide its fate and to reckon with how each of their pasts haunts-and shapes-their family's future. The Turner House brings us a colorful, complicated brood full of love and pride, sacrifice and unlikely inheritances. It's a striking examination of the price we pay for our dreams and futures, and the ways in which our families bring us home
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Flournoy, Angela
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • African American families
  • Electronic books
  • Detroit (Mich.)
  • Family life
  • Fate and fatalism
  • City and town life
  • Mother and child
Target audience
adult
Label
The Turner house, Angela Flournoy., (ebook)
Link
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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
9780544303201
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12324826
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324826
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Turner house, Angela Flournoy., (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
9780544303201
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12324826
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324826
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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