The Resource The high season : a novel, Judy Blundell, (electronic resource)

The high season : a novel, Judy Blundell, (electronic resource)

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The high season : a novel
Title
The high season
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Judy Blundell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Forced to rent out her family's seaside Long Island home every summer just so they can afford to keep it, Ruthie goes to extreme lengths to protect the life she loves in the wake of a suddenly estranged marriage, the return of an old flame, and her teen daughter's destructive relationship
  • "The ultimate summer read--featuring indelible characters, crackling wit, and sophisticated storytelling--about one season when everything in a woman's life goes wrong On Memorial Day weekend in a seaside town on Long Island, Ruthie, her still-adored ex-husband, Mike, and the couple's sullen fifteen-year-old daughter, Jem, are packing up the last bits of their household in preparation for the yearly arrival of a wealthy renter from Manhattan. It is what Jem calls "the summer bummer"; her parents own a beautiful house that they have renovated by hand from top to bottom, but which they can only afford to keep by leasing it out during the best part of the year.Soon Ruthie's relationship with Mike seems about to disappear for good. The job she loves, as the underpaid and undervalued director of the local arts museum, is under siege from a coterie of rich women from the city, who want to use it as an opportunity for social climbing. An old flame who once broke her heart and betrayed her is back on the scene, causing Ruthie to re-evaluate their romance. And in the midst of it all, her teenage daughter Jem could be involved in a dangerous and destructive relationship of her own.This is a novel about the dreams and ambitions of youth coming to terms with the realities of middle-age; about the way desperation can make us astonish ourselves; and about how the most disruptive events in our lives can sometimes twist endings into new beginnings"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blundell, Judy
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.L883
LC item number
H54 2018
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Literary
Label
The high season : a novel, Judy Blundell, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0021472889
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online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (396 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525508724
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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0021472889
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Label
The high season : a novel, Judy Blundell, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0021472889
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (396 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525508724
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0021472889
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unknown
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unknown
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