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The Resource Clock Dance

Clock Dance

Label
Clock Dance
Title
Clock Dance
Statement of responsibility
by Anne Tyler
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
NATIONAL BEST SELLER • TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR USA TODAY • ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: O Magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Times (London)A charming new novel of self-discovery and second chances from the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Spool of Blue Thread.Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a college coed considering a marriage proposal. In 1997, she is a young widow trying to piece her life back together. And in 2017, she yearns to be a grandmother but isn't sure she ever will be. Then, one day, Willa receives a startling phone call from a stranger. Without fully understanding why, she flies across the country to Baltimore to look after a young woman she's never met, her nine-year-old daughter, and their dog, Airplane. This impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory—surrounded by eccentric neighbors who treat each other like family, she finds solace and fulfillment in unexpected places. A bewitching novel of hope and transformation, Clock Dance gives us Anne Tyler at the height of her powers
Summary
A lifetime of painful milestones and fading grandchild prospects compel a woman to help her son's ex, whose 9-year-old daughter needs protection from violent local dynamics
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018.
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10677206
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Clock Dance
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:780a4989-c54d-4e8a-9305-6d108944ec15
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780525521235
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Clock Dance
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:780a4989-c54d-4e8a-9305-6d108944ec15
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780525521235
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
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