The Resource Sweet sorrow, David Nicholls

Sweet sorrow, David Nicholls

Label
Sweet sorrow
Title
Sweet sorrow
Statement of responsibility
David Nicholls
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now: On the verge of marriage and a fresh start, thirty-eight-year-old Charlie Lewis finds that he can't stop thinking about the past, and the events of one particular summer. Then: Sixteen-year-old Charlie Lewis is the kind of boy you don't remember in the school photograph. He's failing his classes. At home he looks after his depressed father - when surely it should be the other way round - and if he thinks about the future at all, it is with a kind of dread. But when Fran Fisher bursts into his life and despite himself, Charlie begins to hope. In order to spend time with Fran, Charlie must take on a challenge that could lose him the respect of his friends and require him to become a different person. He must join the Company. And if the Company sounds like a cult, the truth is even more appalling: The price of hope, it seems, is Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet learned and performed in a theater troupe over the course of a summer. Now: Charlie can't go the altar without coming to terms with his relationship with Fran, his friends, and his former self. Poignant, funny, enchanting, devastating, Sweet Sorrow is a tragicomedy about the rocky path to adulthood and the confusion of family life, a celebration of the reviving power of friendship and that brief, searing explosion of first love that can only be looked at directly after it has burned out
Cataloging source
VALP
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1966-
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Nicholls, David
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • First loves
  • Friendship
  • Shakespearean actors and actresses
  • Friendship
  • Fathers and sons
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Label
Sweet sorrow, David Nicholls
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
000068216186
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
615 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432884550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Sweet sorrow, David Nicholls
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
000068216186
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
615 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432884550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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