The Resource Ask Again, Yes

Ask Again, Yes

Label
Ask Again, Yes
Title
Ask Again, Yes
Statement of responsibility
Mary Beth Keane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gillam, upstate New York: a town of ordinary, big-lawned suburban houses. The Gleesons have recently moved there and soon welcome the Stanhopes as their new neighbours. Lonely Lena Gleeson wants a friend but Anne Stanhope - cold, elegant, unstable - wants to be left alone. It's left to their children - Lena's youngest, Kate, and Anne's only child, Peter - to find their way to one another. To form a friendship whose resilience and love will be almost broken by the fault line dividing both families, and by the terrible tragedy that will engulf them all. A tragedy whose true origins only become clear many years later ... A story of love and redemption, faith and forgiveness, Ask Again, Yes reveals the way childhood memories change when viewed from the distance of adulthood - villains lose their menace, and those who appeared innocent seem less so. A story of how, if we're lucky, the violence lurking beneath everyday life can be vanquished by the power of love
Summary
A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the friendship between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, and the power of forgiveness
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10776376
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keane, Mary Beth
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Ask Again, Yes
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Contents
Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
[678] pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432867188
Physical substance
Hardback.
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Ask Again, Yes
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Contents
Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
[678] pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432867188
Physical substance
Hardback.
Specific material designation
large print

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