The Resource Leave me, Gayle Forman

Leave me, Gayle Forman

Label
Leave me
Title
Leave me
Statement of responsibility
Gayle Forman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, for every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention--meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Afterward, surprised to discover that her recuperation seems to be an imposition on those who rely on her, Maribeth does the unthinkable: she packs a bag and leaves. But, as is so often the case, once she gets to where she's going, she sees her life from a different perspective. Far from the demands of family and career and with the help of liberating new friendships, Maribeth is finally able to own up to secrets she has been keeping from those she loves, and from herself
Summary
A harried working mom, who is so busy that she fails to recognize the signs of a heart attack, leaves the family that resents helping her recover and gradually confronts the painful secrets she has been ignoring
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524505
Cataloging source
CoCr/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forman, Gayle
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Working mothers
  • Home
  • Self-realization in women
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
Leave me, Gayle Forman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000057677839
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
449 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410491619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Leave me, Gayle Forman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000057677839
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
449 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410491619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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