The Resource The perfect mother : a novel, Aimee Molloy, (electronic resource)

The perfect mother : a novel, Aimee Molloy, (electronic resource)

Label
The perfect mother : a novel
Title
The perfect mother
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Aimee Molloy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A night out--a few hours of fun. What could possibly go wrong?SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURESome people are so good at making perfect look easy.They call themselves the May Mothers--a collection of new moms who gave birth in the same month. Twice a week, with strollers in tow, they get together in Prospect Park, seeking refuge from the isolation of new motherhood; sharing the fears, joys, and anxieties of their new child-centered lives.When the group's members agree to meet for drinks at a hip local bar, they have in mind a casual evening of fun, a brief break from their daily routine. But on this sultry Fourth of July night during the hottest summer in Brooklyn's history, something goes terrifyingly wrong: one of the babies is taken from his crib. Winnie, a single mom, was reluctant to leave six-week-old Midas with a babysitter, but the May Mothers insisted that everything would be fine. Now Midas is missing, the police are asking disturbing questions, and Winnie's very private life has become fodder for a ravenous media.Though none of the other members in the group is close to the reserved Winnie, three of them will go to increasingly risky lengths to help her find her son. And as the police bungle the investigation and the media begin to scrutinize the mothers in the days after Midas goes missing, damaging secrets are exposed, marriages are tested, and friendships are formed and fractured. Unfolding over the course of thirteen fraught days and culminating in an exquisite and unexpected twist, The Perfect Mother is the perfect book for our times--a nuanced and addictively readable story that exposes the truth of modern mothers' lives as it explores the power of an ideal that is based on a lie
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Molloy, Aimee
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3613.O55
LC item number
P4643 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
  • Read by Cristin Milioti
  • Performed by Cristin Milioti
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Milioti, Cristin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidnapping
  • Mothers
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The perfect mother : a novel, Aimee Molloy, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 29 min., 5 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9780062847980
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unknown
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital.
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9f8face6-488a-4675-84fa-eae419dd686e
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sound
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)1033674766
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Label
The perfect mother : a novel, Aimee Molloy, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 29 min., 5 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062847980
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
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9f8face6-488a-4675-84fa-eae419dd686e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1033674766
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not applicable
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