The Resource The beach house, Jane Green

The beach house, Jane Green

Label
The beach house
Title
The beach house
Statement of responsibility
Jane Green
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Known in Nantucket as the crazy woman who lives in the rambling house atop the bluff, Nan doesn't care what people think. At sixty-five-years old, her husband died twenty years ago, her beauty has faded, and her family has flown. If her neighbors are away, why shouldn't she skinny dip in their swimming pools and help herself to their flowers? But when she discovers the money she thought would last forever is dwindling and she could lose her beloved house, Nan knows she has to make drastic changes. So Nan takes out an ad: Rooms to rent for the summer in a beautiful old Nantucket home with water views and direct access to the beach. Slowly, people start moving into the house, filling it with noise, with laughter, and with tears. As the house comes alive again, Nan finds her family expanding. Her son comes home for the summer, and then an unexpected visitor turns all their lives upside-down
Member of
Summary
Disregarding local gossip that pegs her as an eccentric, sixty-five-year-old Nantucket widow Nan skinny-dips in unattended pools and steals her neighbors' flowers before her dwindling funds force her to take in boarders, a change that brings an unexpected visitor
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
271280
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Green, Jane
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.R3443
LC item number
B43 2008b
Literary form
fiction
NLM call number
Green, J.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
New York Times best sellers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Nantucket (Mass.)
  • Life change events
  • Bed and breakfast accommodations
  • Summer
  • Bed and breakfast accommodations
  • Life change events
  • Widows
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
adult
Label
The beach house, Jane Green
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn178210870
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780670018857
Lccn
2008015516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)178210870
Label
The beach house, Jane Green
Publication
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
ocn178210870
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780670018857
Lccn
2008015516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)178210870

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