The Resource Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock, (electronic resource)

Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock, (electronic resource)

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Alice & Oliver : a novel
Title
Alice & Oliver
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Charles Bock
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Charles Bock earned vast critical acclaim for his debut novel, Beautiful Children. Now, in Alice & Oliver, he has created an unflinching yet deeply humane portrait of a young family's journey through a medical crisis, laying bare a couple's love and fears as they fight for everything that's important to them. New York, 1993. Alice Culvert is a caring wife, a doting new mother, a loyal friend, and a soulful artist--a fashion designer who wears a baby carrier and haute couture with equal aplomb. In their loft in Manhattan's gritty Meatpacking District, Alice and her husband, Oliver, are raising their infant daughter, Doe, delighting in the wonders of early parenthood. Their life together feels so vital and full of promise, which makes Alice's sudden cancer diagnosis especially staggering. In the span of a single day, the couple's focus narrows to the basic question of her survival. Though they do their best to remain brave, each faces enormous pressure: Oliver tries to navigate a labyrinthine healthcare system and handle their mounting medical bills; Alice tries to be hopeful as her body turns against her. Bracing themselves for the unthinkable, they must confront the new realities of their marriage, their strengths as partners and flaws as people, how to nourish love against all odds, and what it means to truly care for another person. Inspired by the author's life, Alice & Oliver is a deeply affecting novel written with stunning reserves of compassion, humor, and wisdom. Alice Culvert is an extraordinary character--a woman of incredible heart and spirit--who will remain in memory long after the final page
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Bock, Charles
Dewey number
813/.6
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LC call number
PS3602.O3255
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by MacLeod Andrews and Rebecca Lowman
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  • Andrews, MacLeod
  • Lowman, Rebecca
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  • Families
  • Cancer
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Label
Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 24 min., 33 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9780399569548
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Label
Alice & Oliver : a novel, Charles Bock, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 24 min., 33 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780399569548
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)946508254
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not applicable
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