The Resource Clock dance, Anne Tyler

Clock dance, Anne Tyler

Label
Clock dance
Title
Clock dance
Statement of responsibility
Anne Tyler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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, yet the prospect is dimming. So when Willa receives a phone call from a stranger, telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot, 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. The impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory -- surrounded by eccentric neighbors, plunged into the rituals that make a community a family, and forced to find solace in unexpected places
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
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018.
Awards note
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction Longlist, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10677206
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
PS3570.Y45
LC item number
C58 2018
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Widows
  • Life change events
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Families
  • Families
  • Life change events
  • Widows
  • Maryland
Target audience
adult
Label
Clock dance, Anne Tyler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1004957362
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781784742430
Lccn
2017043200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40028340734
  • 40028357384
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957362
Label
Clock dance, Anne Tyler
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1004957362
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781784742430
Lccn
2017043200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40028340734
  • 40028357384
System control number
(OCoLC)1004957362

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