The Resource Primitive people : a novel, Francine Prose, (electronic resource)

Primitive people : a novel, Francine Prose, (electronic resource)

Label
Primitive people : a novel
Title
Primitive people
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Francine Prose
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing the terrors of her home, a Haitian woman finds that life in America is filled with its own hardships Simone has gotten used to living in fear. After years of dictatorship, Haiti has sunk into chaos, and death is ever present. But it isn't the corpse she finds on her doorstep that convinces Simone to flee the island of her birth-it's the night she sees her lover with his arm draped around the shoulder of another. Death is one thing, but she cannot tolerate heartbreak. The assistant to the United States' cultural attaché, Simone is clever enough to get herself a green card. But when she gets to New York, she finds that her smarts cannot guarantee her a job. Accepting a position as a "caregiver" in a wealthy community upstate, Simone finds herself little more than a glorified nanny to a pair of astonishingly spoiled children. But there is a dark side to her humble new life among the WASPs, and this émigré will find that the rich can be more barbaric than she ever knew
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1947-
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Prose, Francine
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electronic books
  • Haitians
  • Children of the rich
  • Women sculptors
  • Illegal aliens
  • Young women
  • Au pairs
  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Primitive people : a novel, Francine Prose, (electronic resource)
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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
9781480445116
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11561311
Publisher number
MWT11561311
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Primitive people : a novel, Francine Prose, (electronic resource)
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
9781480445116
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11561311
Publisher number
MWT11561311
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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