The Resource The wig my father wore, Anne Enright, (ebook)

The wig my father wore, Anne Enright, (ebook)

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The wig my father wore
Title
The wig my father wore
Statement of responsibility
Anne Enright
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The second novel to be published in America by widely acclaimed Irish author Anne Enright, The Wig My Father Wore is a spry, hilarious novel about parents, love, religion, and the absurdities of them all. Grace is a young Dubliner who works on a television show called Love Quiz. Her father is going benignly senile, but her life otherwise seems fairly solid. When Stephen arrives on her doorstep, however, Grace has no idea what she's in for. Stephen explains that he is an angel, a former bridge builder who committed suicide in 1934. He has been sent back to earth (as all suicides are) to guide lost souls. Grace does not take this personally at first, but eventually she has to face the idea that things are not so easy, and that her greatest intimacy is with this supernatural creature. As Grace begins to take stock of her life and the prospect of caring enough about something to fight for it, The Wig My Father Wore takes us on a moving, surreal romp through Catholicism, parents, and the reclamation of love from the twin modern evils of cynicism and the detritus of pop culture
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1962-
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Enright, Anne
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Women in television broadcasting
  • Electronic books
  • Dublin (Ireland)
  • Young women
  • Angels
Target audience
adult
Label
The wig my father wore, Anne Enright, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
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
9780802197269
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11784665
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784665
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MWT11784665
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The wig my father wore, Anne Enright, (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
9780802197269
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11784665
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784665
System control number
MWT11784665
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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