The Resource The sunken cathedral : a novel, Kate Walbert, (electronic resource)

The sunken cathedral : a novel, Kate Walbert, (electronic resource)

Label
The sunken cathedral : a novel
Title
The sunken cathedral
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Walbert
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Sunken Cathedral, Kate Walbert tells the stories of four women living in New York's Chelsea neighborhood, more or less now. Two, Marie and Simone, friends for decades, are widows in their seventies, yet robust, engaged, appetiteful, even ready to find love again. They were immigrants, survivors of World War II in Europe, and now are living alone in the houses where they raised their children. Elizabeth is Marie's tenant, the mother of a 13 year old boy, a woman convinced that others have some secret way of being, of contending with the world, some confidence and certainty she lacks. She is increasingly unmoored, baffled by her son, her husband, the elusive role she is meant to play. The Art Historian, who takes a painting class with Marie and Simone and works on a series of paintings of the city underwater, is a witness of sorts, a woman who watches the neighborhood, the weather (it is post-Sandy or some cataclysmic event like it). Shifting points of view and protagonists, interweaving long narrative footnotes, Walbert paints portraits of marriage, of friendship, of love in its many facets, and of a particular moment in New York, always limning the inner life, the place of deepest yearning and meaning and anxiety. In stunningly beautiful sentences, she has written a profoundly wise novel that has the subtle magnitude and artistry of chamber music"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walbert, Kate
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A42113
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
The sunken cathedral : a novel, Kate Walbert, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=220D8C80-C599-4178-9B28-3417F7809F1E
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476799377
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
220d8c80-c599-4178-9b28-3417f7809f1e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)906031915
Label
The sunken cathedral : a novel, Kate Walbert, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=220D8C80-C599-4178-9B28-3417F7809F1E
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476799377
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
220d8c80-c599-4178-9b28-3417f7809f1e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)906031915

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