The Resource All the beautiful lies : a novel, Peter Swanson

All the beautiful lies : a novel, Peter Swanson

Label
All the beautiful lies : a novel
Title
All the beautiful lies
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Peter Swanson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the eve of his college graduation, Harry is called home by his step-mother Alice, to their house on the Maine coast, following the unexpected death of his father. But who really is Alice, his father's much younger second wife? In a brilliant split narrative, Peter Swanson teases out the stories and damage that lie in her past. And as her story entwines with Harry's in the present, things grow increasingly dark and threatening - will Harry be able to see any of it clearly through his own confused feelings?
Summary
Devastated when his father commits suicide days before his college graduation, Harry returns to his home in Maine, where he is baffled by the increasingly sensual attentions of a mysterious woman and his own alluring stepmother, who he comes to realize are hiding dangerous secrets
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
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10638538
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swanson, Peter
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Fathers
  • Stepmothers
  • Young men
  • Family secrets
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
All the beautiful lies : a novel, Peter Swanson
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780571327188
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
All the beautiful lies : a novel, Peter Swanson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9780571327188
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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