The Resource Abide With Me, Elizabeth Strout

Abide With Me, Elizabeth Strout

Label
Abide With Me
Title
Abide With Me
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Strout
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Katherine is only five-years-old. Struck dumb with grief at her mother's death, it is down to her father, the heartbroken minister Tyler Caskey, to bring his daughter out of silence she has observed in the wake of the family's tragedy. But Tyler Caskey is barely surviving himself. His cold, church-assigned home is colder still since Lauren's death, and he struggles to find the right words for his sermons; struggles to be a leader to his congregation when he himself is lost. When Katherine's schoolteacher calls to discuss his daughter's anti-social behaviour, it sparks a chain of events that begins to tear down Tyler's defences. The small-town rumour-mill has much to make of Katherine's odd behaviour, and even more to say about Tyler's relationship with his housekeeper, Connie Hatch. And in Tyler's darkest hour, a startling discovery will test his congregation's humanity - and his own will to endure the kinds of trials that sooner or later test us all. From the Orange Prize-shortlisted author of Amy & Isabelle, this is a startlingly beautiful novel about love and abandonment, faith and hypocrisy; and the peril of family secrets..
Summary
Katherine is only five-years-old. Struck dumb with grief at her mother's death, it is down to her father, the heartbroken minister Tyler Caskey, to bring his daughter out of silence she has observed in the wake of the family's tragedy. But Tyler Caskey is barely surviving himself. His cold, church-assigned home is colder still since Lauren's death, and he struggles to find the right words for his sermons; struggles to be a leader to his congregation when he himself is lost. When Katherine's schoolteacher calls to discuss his daughter's anti-social behaviour, it sparks a chain of events that begins to tear down Tyler's defences. The small-town rumour-mill has much to make of Katherine's odd behaviour, and even more to say about Tyler's relationship with his housekeeper, Connie Hatch. And in Tyler's darkest hour, a startling discovery will test his congregation's humanity and his own will to endure the kinds of trials that sooner or later test us all. From the Orange Prize-shortlisted author of Amy & Isabelle, this is a startlingly beautiful novel about love and abandonment, faith and hypocrisy; and the peril of family secrets.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138265
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strout, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T736
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clergy
  • Widowers
  • Bereavement
  • Mute persons
  • Single fathers
  • Fathers and daughters
  • New England
Target audience
adult
Label
Abide With Me, Elizabeth Strout
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1215137
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.
Control code
ocn945653879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781471128660
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BAE84BAE-3024-4FC6-8F60-FF0211A5E0D5
System control number
(OCoLC)945653879
Label
Abide With Me, Elizabeth Strout
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1215137
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.
Control code
ocn945653879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781471128660
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BAE84BAE-3024-4FC6-8F60-FF0211A5E0D5
System control number
(OCoLC)945653879

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