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0701189517
Hardback:A spool of blue thread / Anne Tyler:2015 A spool of blue thread / Anne Tyler
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Author: Tyler, Anne
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Format Hardback
Classification: AF
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780701189518 0701189517
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'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon'. This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different. Abby and Red are.
'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon'. This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different. Abby and Red are getting older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them and their beloved family home. From that porch we spool back through three generations of the Whitshanks, witnessing the events, secrets and unguarded moments that have come to define who and what they are. And while all families like to believe they are special, round that kitchen table over all those years we see played out the hopes and fears, the rivalries and tensions of families everywhere - the essential nature of family life.
Domestic fiction, lcsh
GNR, General, ukslc
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London : Chatto & Windus, 2015
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By P.M. Browsers group. A story about coping with ageing parents. A well written book with well drawn characters, showing the emotional make up of the family and how they cope with difficult situations. 4*
15/02/17
lizakarle
Bedford
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