The Resource The barking dog, Cordelia Strube, (ebook)

The barking dog, Cordelia Strube, (ebook)

Label
The barking dog
Title
The barking dog
Statement of responsibility
Cordelia Strube
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Greer Pentland is having a challenging year. Her teenaged son, Sam, is on trial for the murder of two senior citizens, a crime allegedly committed while he was sleepwalking. Greer is also battling breast cancer, a disease that has left her with a litany of physical side effects and deep anger toward the incompetence of the medical profession. Yet, in the face of all these obstacles, Greer's story is full of hope and delicious dark humour. Her indelible strength is fuelled by her unconditional love for her son and the moral support she receives from her 88-year-old aunt, a chain-smoking, vodka-swilling, vitamin-popping senior whose continual commentary on the morbid news of the day is wickedly funny and provocative. This novel about one courageous woman's fight to survive in a post-millennium culture gone mad is heroic, heart stopping, and affecting. The Barking Dog, the fifth novel from Cordelia Strube, Canada's pre-eminent writer of urban fiction, is an unforgettable portrait of modern life in these media-saturated, apocalyptic times
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
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Strube, Cordelia
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Breast
  • Women in real estate
  • Mothers and sons
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Divorced women
  • Teenage boys
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The barking dog, Cordelia Strube, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770909519
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11635935
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11635935
System control number
MWT11635935
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The barking dog, Cordelia Strube, (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
9781770909519
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11635935
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11635935
System control number
MWT11635935
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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