The Resource The sand castle, Rita Mae Brown, (ebook)

The sand castle, Rita Mae Brown, (ebook)

Label
The sand castle
Title
The sand castle
Statement of responsibility
Rita Mae Brown
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Sand Castle, beloved American novelist Rita Mae Brown (Rubyfruit Jungle) revisits some of her most spirited and unforgettable characters - sisters Juts and Wheezie Hunsenmeir, and Juts's precocious young daughter, Nickel - as they come together to cope with a life-defining loss. It's August, 1952, and seven-year-old Nickel sets off for a day at the seashore with her mother, aunt, and cousin Leroy. Everyone's excited when they reach Chesapeake Bay - everyone except for Leroy, who is recently motherless and frightened of the world around him. Nickel delights in tormenting her cousin, but, as the group lounges on the beach and begins work on a magnificent sand castle, the sisters try to coax him out of his shell. As the sun swings higher in the sky, Nickel's taunting of Leroy escalates and the weight of family history between her mother and aunt rises to the surface - until Leroy is bitten by a crab and all of their arguments fall away. It isn't until years later that Nickel can see that single day at the beach for what it truly was - a life-changing lesson on family and all the pleasure and heartbreak that comes with it
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Brown, Rita Mae
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
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Target audience
adult
Label
The sand castle, Rita Mae Brown, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
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Isbn
9781555848453
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11783643
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
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MWT11783643
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The sand castle, Rita Mae Brown, (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
9781555848453
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11783643
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11783643
System control number
MWT11783643
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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