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The Resource Imagine me gone : a novel, Adam Haslett

Imagine me gone : a novel, Adam Haslett

Label
Imagine me gone : a novel
Title
Imagine me gone
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Adam Haslett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Margaret's fiance, John, is hospitalized for depression in 1960s London, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans despite what she now knows of his condition, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. "Imagine Me Gone "is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic who makes sense of the world through parody. Over the span of decades, his younger siblings -- the savvy and responsible Celia and the ambitious and tightly controlled Alec -- struggle along with their mother to care for Michael's increasingly troubled and precarious existence
Summary
When Margaret's fiance, John, is hospitalized for depression, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. What follows is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic, and the story of how, over the span of decades, his younger siblings-the responsible Celia and the tightly controlled Alec-struggle along with their mother to care for Michael's increasingly troubled existence
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10480890
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Imagine me gone : a novel, Adam Haslett
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
533 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410492296
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Imagine me gone : a novel, Adam Haslett
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
533 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410492296
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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